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Re^2: Perl 6 is going to get a lot faster in 2013
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For example, Larry Wall declaring speed to be the #1 blocker of adoption in November.
A lot of people have declared a lot of things over the lifetime of the project. Most of them haven't happened. I will believe them when I see them.
... if NQP gets faster, Rakudo Perl 6 gets faster.
That's nonsense. Features aren't free. Parrot has at various times beaten a lot of languages and implementations on various microbenchmarks, and Rakudo and even NQP didn't.