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Re: This week's summary

Lars Balker Rasmussen
January 5, 2004 11:40
Re: This week's summary
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The Perl 6 Summarizer <> writes:
>     Me? I think Perl 6's design 'in the large' will be pretty much done once
>     Apocalypse 12 and its corresponding Exegesis are finished. Of course,
>     the devil is in the details, but I don't doubt that the hoped for
>     existence of a working Perl6::Rules by the end of April is going to
>     provide us with a great deal of the leverage we need to get a working
>     Perl 6 alpha ready for OSCON with something rather more solid ready by
>     the end of the year. Parrot continues to amaze and delight with its
>     progress; Dan tells me that he's about ready to roll out a large parrot
>     based application for his employers, so it's approaching the point where
>     people's salaries will depend on Parrot. I confess I wouldn't be 
>     surprised if, by the end of the year, we haven't seen the full 
>     implementation of at least one of the big non-Perl scripting languages
>     on top of Parrot.

I'm confused, are you optimistic or pessimistic in that last sentence?
Lars Balker Rasmussen                                      Consult::Perl Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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