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Re: Logic Programming with Rules (and Argument Patterns)

From:
Larry Wall
Date:
March 9, 2005 11:29
Subject:
Re: Logic Programming with Rules (and Argument Patterns)
Message ID:
20050309192903.GA27250@wall.org
On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 08:56:22AM -0700, Luke Palmer wrote:
: I was decently insane last night.  This generator stuff probably isn't
: going anywhere.  It's too abstract, and not precise enough, to be a
: truly powerful part of the language.

I suspect it's another one of the many things we just try to
stay within hailing distance of without trying to solve for 6.0.0.
The worst that can happen is that someone later defines "use coolness"
to turn their program into something that doesn't interoperate
with standard Perl 6.  Then we either bend Perl 6 to where it is
interoperable, or someone rewrites all the libraries for coolness.
Biologically, it comes down to more sex and a bigger gene pool,
or less sex and more speciation and specialization.  Sex is fun,
but it probably doesn't solve all your problems.

Larry



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