Perl6 is as different from Perl5 as C is different from Java. Syntax is similar, but they serve different purposes. The key is to pick the right tool for the job. In many cases, that choice will be Perl5 over Perl6.
Can you elaborate on that please? What differences of purpose do you see between Perl 5 and 6? (Perl6 macros are a major advance beyond what Perl5 can do, but what else does it have to make you class it as a totally different animal?)
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