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Re: OOPsies (Re: This year I plan to learn about:)

by j3 (Friar)
on Jan 04, 2007 at 07:39 UTC ( #592901=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to OOPsies (Re: This year I plan to learn about:)
in thread This year I plan to learn about:

I'd rather not learn about Perl 6 until I have to.

I think the plan is, Perl 6 is supposed to be so nice that folks'll want to learn it. (Though, I have to admit to not having had a good look at it myself yet.)

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Re^2: OOPsies (Re: This year I plan to learn about:)
by starX (Chaplain) on Jan 04, 2007 at 14:41 UTC
    Maybe, but the really nice thing about Perl was that, after years of C, Java, and shell programming, there wasn't much I had to do to learn it. Whenever I run into something that looks unnecessarily complicated, I've just done a little bit of research, figured out there was some nifty feature I hadn't known about, learned how to use it, and carried on with life. I haven't looked at Perl 6 either, but from what I understand a lot of the intuitiveness is going to go away, which is just going to make me cranky.

    My psychic powers indicate to me that my favorite Perl 6 feature will be compatibility mode.

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