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Re^2: NO PERL 6

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Dec 09, 2002 at 18:40 UTC ( #218618=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: NO PERL 6
in thread NO PERL 6

Others have already implicitly mentioned this, but I think it's worthing noting once more explicitly because a lot of people misunderstand this point.

Perl 5 runs on a VM.

It just doesn't have a name and is hidden in there along with the compiler. The result is that next to noone seems to notice that Perl5 has a VM just like - and is no more interpreted than - Java and others.

Be careful about your assumptions.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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