That's partly due to Larry's wish for the re-write to be community driven rather than dictated by himself. There are a lot of conflicting points of view to discuss and aggregate and ideas keep changing. If anything so far the extended development period has achieved little but prove the general programming populace are unable to achieve a consensus with each other as to what they want 6 to be.
in reply to Re^14: Waiting for a Product, not a Compiler
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