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Todd Rinaldo
June 28, 2020 08:50
Re: Announcing Perl 7
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> On Jun 26, 2020, at 4:56 PM, Eric Wong <> wrote:
> Scripting languages like Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl have
> significantly less room to evolve than compiled languages once
> they've reached critical mass.
> JavaScript is an exception.  For most users it's shipped with a
> complex browser which requires constant updates, anyways.  I
> can't say I know much about NodeJS, but I do hear about debacles
> (e.g. "leftpad") and stay clear of it.

You left out PHP which has added/removed stuff regularly as it has bumped versions. To my knowledge their user base has grown not shrunk as they made those changes. 


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