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craigslist hires Larry Wall and explicitly supports Perl 6 development

by raiph (Hermit)
on Oct 17, 2013 at 05:49 UTC ( #1058601=perlnews: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Jeremy Zawodny recently tweeted that "Larry Wall is now Artist in Residence at craiglist, continuing Perl6 work.". Larry noted on #perl6 that "they are intentionally supporting what I am already doing".

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Re: craigslist hires Larry Wall and explicitly supports Perl 6 development
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 17, 2013 at 16:56 UTC
    Happy for Larry. Should make his family life a little easier.

    But, if he's now being paid to do what he was doing anyway, does that represent forward progress, or simply more comfortable stagnation?

      But, if he's now being paid to do what he was doing anyway, does that represent forward progress, or simply more comfortable stagnation?

      It represents forward progress, obviously ; now he's funded

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