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Re^6: v5, a reimplementation of P5 (was Re^5: A "Perl-7" that I could actually USE right now)by BrowserUk (Pope)
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a worthwhile replacement for Perl 5.
I still don't get all this endeavour to re-write P5 in P6. P5 is perfectly embeddable.
Just embed perl5xx.dll/.so into the P6 compiler and provide:
Full compatibility at a stroke, and full P5 performance (within the p5 code), and a small hit through the thunking layer.
How hard could it be to write the thunking layer? (It's gotta be easier than recreating P5 + XS + everything else.)
I effectively do exactly this in my 15-line Perl5 REPL.
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