Sorry it was confusing. The basic idea is that there are some promising new software projects, and this was a bit of a marketing piece to get people interested in working on something new and exciting and important.
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I can probably tell you the most about the RPerl project because that's the one I'm personally working on. It is a low-magic-Perl5 to C++ compiler and can give significant speed improvements, I've got 200x increase in my hand-compiled sorting code.