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Leon Timmermans
September 3, 2014 11:42
Re: Roadmap/plan for Perl 5?
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On Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 10:07 AM, demerphq <> wrote:

> There is the real danger of this turning into a chicken-and-egg debate. Do
> we not have a driver because we dont want to have a roadmap, or do we not
> have a roadmap because we don't have a driver?

> I am pretty certain if you got a group of proven core contributors
> together, that they would coalesce around a common set of objectives that
> could form a vision for the future. I would guess that "faster" would be on
> the menu, and I bet "real OO primitives" would be there too, maybe "Better
> IO model" as well.

I'd add structured exceptions and better Win32 support to that list. And
extending custom keywords in the general direction of macros would also be
awesome. And maybe proper coroutine primitives.


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