Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
We don't bite newbies here... much
 
PerlMonks  

Re^11: Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?

by phaylon (Curate)
on Sep 24, 2010 at 12:42 UTC ( #861797=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^10: Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?
in thread Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?

That's an awesome answer! I know that you can only speak for yourself, but if the Perl 6 community deems Rakudo a good testbed for the specification, that's something an ecosystem can be built on. If an early-adopter rule-of-thumb is that "stuff that has been in Rakudo for a while is relatively safe," people can use that subset to start writing libraries they feel safe to release.

Thanks again, since I can now start imagining how a Perl 6 CPAN would form, and know what to watch out for to step on to the Perl 6 train.


Ordinary morality is for ordinary people. -- Aleister Crowley

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^12: Will Perl 6 Replace Perl 5?
by moritz (Cardinal) on Sep 24, 2010 at 13:00 UTC
    I know that you can only speak for yourself, but if the Perl 6 community deems Rakudo a good testbed for the specification, that's something an ecosystem can be built on.

    Every implementation is a testbed for the specification, and different implementations focus on different aspects.

    Rakudo is just the one that focuses on wide spread usability.

    We are also working on a module ecosystem. There's http://modules.perl6.org/ with a list of modules we know about; there's a prototype module installer being worked on, a prototype smoke tester (results here) and so on.

    It's just that most of the people that are motivated to work on it are involved in far too many other Perl 6 projects, and so often only allocate small time slices for the module ecosystem.

    If somebody wants to shape the Perl 6 ecosystem, now would be great time. We have some modules, and people are asking how to install them. Stepping up now and writing runnable code for a module installer or a module repository would surely be a greatly appreciated by the Perl 6 community.

    Perl 6 - links to (nearly) everything that is Perl 6.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://861797]
help
Chatterbox?
[zentara]: a thread goes into a wait state after emitting a wait to all other threads. It locks up a machine completely.
[marto]: if you mean the recent hyperthreading bug, I don't think that's NSA related?
[zentara]: s/thread/cpu/
[marto]: xkcd://538
[Discipulus]: these opcodes mentioned in the wiki pages are the same opcode perl is translated into? or is just the same term but in different fields?
[zentara]: it's useful if you want to lockup a multicore machine :-)
[zentara]: marto I would give up the key easy with drugs....
[Corion]: Discipulus: No, the Perl opcodes are more high-level than the raw processor opcodes
[zentara]: sodium pentathol and a beautiful woman interogator :-)
[Discipulus]: thanks Corion if so i probably never meet them in my life.. ;=)

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others pondering the Monastery: (10)
As of 2017-07-28 12:12 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    I came, I saw, I ...
























    Results (428 votes). Check out past polls.