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Oh. And finally, I asked it to convert the optimised form and output it as C++. The interesting bits are at the top and the very bottom; there is a load of Windows API stuff that I can't be bothered to delete: It seems at 3000+ lines, it is too big to post here, but man is it ever interesting.

Not that I'd want to maintain it in that form; but can you imagine converting all the Perl sources into C++, loading it up into a new respository and annotating it and then using that to construct a properly object-oriented Perl5 source tree?

Proper inheritance of the SVt_types; a full cleanup of all the cruft that has built up over the years; starting anew -- from a clean, compilable and working, if weirdly structured and named -- codebase and going forward from there?

With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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In reply to Re^4: Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 5: A Vague Outline Emerges by BrowserUk
in thread Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 5: A Vague Outline Emerges by Will_the_Chill

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