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Re^3: Perl 6 and performance

by educated_foo (Vicar)
on Feb 09, 2012 at 16:34 UTC ( #952781=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Perl 6 and performance
in thread Perl 6 and performance

Bud Lite was terrible beer ten years ago; reasonable people assume that it is still terrible. In any case, useful programming languages usually come from single designers/implementors with clear visions: Ritchie and C, Stroustrup and C++, Wall and Perl, van Rossum and Python, Matzumoto and Ruby. The others come from massive corporate money: Microsoft and C#, Sun and Java.

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Re^4: Perl 6 and performance
by Jenda (Abbot) on Feb 10, 2012 at 15:35 UTC

    Useful ne liked_by_educated_foo

    I won't defend the machine that goes *ping*, but I do believe there's actually more hype and less usefulness in Ruby than in C#. Now the first version of C# was way too conservative (so as not to surprise and frighten the old-school C/C++ programmers), but the current version with generics, lambdas and type inference is pretty nice.

    Enoch was right!
    Enjoy the last years of Rome.

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