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Tim Bunce
September 8, 2014 22:12
Re: Roadmap/plan for Perl 5?
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On Mon, Sep 08, 2014 at 09:19:07PM +0200, Elizabeth Mattijsen wrote:
> On 08 Sep 2014, at 16:33, bulk88 <> wrote:
> > Sawyer X wrote:
> >> All of these metaphors are beginning to confuse me. Considering I wasn't smart enough to begin with, I'll go back to the basics. :)
> >> My interest boils down to: do the Perl 5 Porters, as a group, have any intention of continually developing Perl 5 (the language and the interpreter), or is it simply a state of keeping it alive? Is Perl 5 still growing are is it at a development standstill?
> > Perl 6 is not the future of Perl 5. After enough years the 2 camps have separated.
> This feels like a self-fulfilling prophecy to me.  Is that really what you want?
> For better or for worse, Perl 6 is here to stay.  Whether one wants to
> be a part of that, is a personal decision.  But please, keep an open
> mind and don’t perpetuate bad memes.

I'm looking forward to many happy years using Perl 5 and Perl 6.

Since we're talking roadmaps and vision, I think there's likely to be work
that can be done to improve the interoperability in various dimensions.
(E.g. and p5-mop-redux etc etc.)


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