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kurila 0.1 released

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Gerard Goossen
April 26, 2007 07:29
kurila 0.1 released
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kurila 0.1 released

This is the first development release of kurila, a geneticly modified perl.

Perl Kurila is a dialect of Perl. With Perl 5 as ancestor it has a
solid base, but without the backwards compatibility
requirement of Perl 5, it is free to evolve into new directions.

A longer explanation of kurila is available at

kurila 0.1 is available on
And should become available on CPAN.
Or use git to get the latest version:
cg-clone git://

New features:
+ Lexical scoped byte vs codepoint semantics
+ Strings are internally always encoded using UTF-8
+ Removal of indirect object syntax
+ Removal of formats

Known bugs:
+ Documentation
+ Limited platform support
has a more complete list of the changes.

Standing on the shoulders of a red giant to face the future.

Gerard Goossen

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