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Damian Conway will give a talk on the current state of Perl 6 on Feb 17 at the WEHI (Parkville). Everyone is welcome, no registration required.

Tuesday 17 February, 11am
WEHI Lecture Theater
(http://www.wehi.edu.au/about/locations.html)
Parkville

Prof Damian Conway
School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Monash University.

Title: The Perl 6 Programming Language

Abstract: Perl 6 will be a major improvement on Perl 5 in many ways: syntactically, semantically, psychologically, and performance-wise. This talk looks at what is known, surmised, guessed, wished for, and dreaded about Perl 6. It discusses the history, motivations, syntax, semantics, and likely idioms of the new Perl.