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Re^6: A Melancholy Monkday

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 20, 2014 at 20:54 UTC ( #1071379=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: A Melancholy Monkday
in thread A Melancholy Monkday

You're not the same moritz who wrote "At individual levels Perl 6 and its current main implementation, Rakudo, are actually superior to Perl 5"?

O-kay. Putting words in your mouth. #lolperl6

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Re^7: A Melancholy Monkday
by mr_mischief (Monsignor) on Jan 28, 2014 at 21:57 UTC
    Let me reconstruct the quote you doctored:
    Nothing from the Perl 6 project can, at the moment, be considered a worthy replacement for Perl 5 at every level. At individual levels (for example expressiveness, or concurrency (on the JVM backend at least)), Perl 6 and its current main implementation, Rakudo, are actually superior to Perl 5. There is still much work to do (much more than anybody imagined when the Perl 6 efforted started), but I'm still hopeful.
    Just like in Perl, context in English is quite important.
      I expect a Perl programmer to understand parenthesis. But I also expect a perl-6 marketer like moritz to make wild claims and then immediately back off them when confronted with facts.

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