On Saturday 03 February 2007 20:54, Michael G Schwern wrote: > > http://feather.perl6.nl:8080/runpugs/? > Looks good, apart from the 403's: http://www.pugscode.org/images http://pugs.kwiki.org/?PugsBinaries > 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. > Michael, I don't think the perl6 is entirely a mutual masterbation session, and I never suggested there was no work being done - I know perl6 has a lot of effort behind it. However, I do think the public perception of perl is on a serious slide and that the current PERCEPTION of PERL6 is one, and not the only one, of the reasons. And, yes, it's a PR problem of the greatest magnitude, that was one of the reasons I asked on the advocacy list about maintainance of the perl timeline, which has not been updated since 2001/2. -- Richard Foley Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen http://www.rfi.net/ ps. Please resend any bounced or unanswered emails.