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July 28, 2021 17:32
Re: concurrency list (was Re: Relinquishing Maintenance of CoreModules)
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From the keyboard of Ovid via perl5-porters [28.07.21,15:26]:

> On Sunday, 25 July 2021, 18:06:16 CEST, Oodler 577 via perl5-porters
> <> wrote:
> > The ideas of "practical" concurrency is way more important to
> > perl/Perl's future than virtually any other issue. This includes
> > Perl OOP.
> For what it's worth, I think I agree with this sentiment. We have mostly working, if
> crippled, OOP. We don't have practical concurrency in a meaningful form. And I know one
> company that is dumping Perl for Java because, quote "Java can use all of the cores"
> unquote. There really aren't any popular dynamic languages with a properly working
> concurrency model (Raku's awesome, but I don't think it's "popular"). We need useful/easy
> concurrency, though I'm unsure if we'll get it. 

Last time I looked there was MCE which somehow looks meaningful.

> That being said, it's not a zero-sum game. Useful OOP will still be a huge game changer.
> Give me:
>  *  Concurrency
>  *  OOP
>  *  Signatures
>  *  Some way of defining enforceable types
> With that, Perl can come out of the gate swinging.
> Best,
> Ovid
> -- IT consulting, training, specializing in Perl, databases, and agile development
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