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Re^2: Why do people say 'Perl' is dead?!?!

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Dec 31, 2011 at 06:30 UTC ( #945726=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Why do people say 'Perl' is dead?!?!
in thread Why do people say 'Perl' is dead?!?!

And [Perl 6] is of course the future of perl...

It's been the future for eleven and a half years. The only concrete thing you can really say about it these days is that it'll continue to be the future for the foreseeable future.

I think too big ambition of parrot authors has delayed its coming.

More like several years of no runnable Perl 6 implementation to guide the evolution of Parrot followed by several years of perpetual rewrites of the existing Perl 6 implementations.

sooner they focus on...

Neither volunteer effort nor volunteer interest is fungible.


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Re^3: Why do people say 'Perl' is dead?!?!
by Anonymous Monk on Dec 31, 2011 at 14:07 UTC
    What is like the worst case ETA for production ready Perl 6?

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