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Re^2: Perl 6 ... dead?

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 01, 2004 at 14:26 UTC ( #387535=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl 6 ... dead?
in thread Perl 6 ... dead?

> Parrot has been moving along quite well. Perl 5.10 will be based on it.

Really? That's not the impression I get from the 5.9 snapshots. It may be that 5.12 will be based on it, but that will be the far future. I don't expect 5.10 to be out this year. If it will be out next year, it's 3 years after 5.8. If it takes another 3 years for 5.12, then we'll see a Perl on Parrot in 2008.

That will still be sooner than Perl 6 though.

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Re^3: Perl 6 ... dead?
by hardburn (Abbot) on Sep 01, 2004 at 14:40 UTC

    Your post got me to dig around a bit. According to a thread on P5P in mid July, 5.10 will be developed in two versions, one using the old internals and one using Parrot:

    "There is no shame in being self-taught, only in not trying to learn in the first place." -- Atrus, Myst: The Book of D'ni.

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