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Re: Future Perl development

Robin Redeker
February 7, 2007 07:10
Re: Future Perl development
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On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 11:32:55AM -0600, David Nicol wrote:
> On 2/6/07, demerphq <> wrote:
> >On 2/6/07, chromatic <> wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 06 February 2007 02:11, demerphq wrote:
> >/I/ am /not/ going to fork Perl5 anytime soon, likely never,
> >certainly its not on my todo list for the next decade. I'm just
> >pointing out the obvious, unless our community sorts this schism out
> >thats whats going to happen. Goosen has already made a first step, and
> >I know that in private rumblings others have mentioned it as well.  If
> >Perl5 does get forked I would think very seriously about working on
> >it. And I don't think im alone.
> >
> >Yves
> I tried forking perl some time ago; the general plan was to write a perl 
> parser in perl

A fork does not need to be a complete rewrite, does it?

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