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Re: Future Perl development

Michael G Schwern
February 3, 2007 11:55
Re: Future Perl development
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Richard Foley wrote:
> Personally, and I realise this marks me out as a radical non-conformist, I'd 
> like to see a perl7, if only because perl6 seems such an unattainable 
> exercise.

Enjoy the exercise!

For the current state of the design, see:

Note the embedded tests which are getting run.

Perl 6 is happening.  There's running code.  There's a considerable test suite.  The performance is shaping up.  Even Perl 5 compatibility is being dealt with.  If people don't know this and think its all a wanking exercise... well, that's a PR problem not a code problem. Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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