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Re: Future Perl development

From:
Mark Overmeer
Date:
February 6, 2007 08:07
Subject:
Re: Future Perl development
Message ID:
20070206160727.GB13381@earth.overmeer.net
* Gabor Szabo (szabgab@gmail.com) [070206 14:23]:
> On 2/6/07, Mark Overmeer <mark@overmeer.net> wrote:
> >IMO, the best thing what can happen to Perl6 is an official release
> >which is declared to be usable but not complete.  Then, people may
> >start taking Perl development serious again.

> Alpha versions of Perl 6 are already being released. They are also 
> available in some of the Linux distributions.
> In Ubuntu you can do "sudo aptitude install pugs" and you get it in Gentoo 
> you can do "emerge pugs". I have not checked in on rpm based distros.

Although some people prefer our new language to be called Pugs, only
a few insiders will relate the "pugs" package to Perl6.  So, it's not
sufficient to show our progress.

SuSE 10.2 does not include pugs or parrot.
-- 
               MarkOv

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