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Re^5: Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?

by duff (Vicar)
on Jan 05, 2010 at 07:06 UTC ( #815699=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?
in thread Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?


Each time the OP appears, (has to be asked), and the response is so low-key and dismissive, la petite mort goes a little deeper; spreads a little further; lasts a little longer.
I think I agree with you. However, this makes me glad because I don't think the responses are dismissive or low-key.

Also, I remember a time when it was oft asked if C++ would replace C and clearly both of those languages today enjoy vibrant lives and even a mild form of cultural symbiosis. I expect that 10 or 15 years from now it will be similar for Perl 5 and Perl 6.

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Re^6: Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jan 05, 2010 at 07:33 UTC
    I don't think the responses are dismissive or low-key.

    In my defense, I think that the overall response has strengthened considerably since my first post.

    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

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