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Re^5: Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long

by duff (Vicar)
on Feb 28, 2006 at 15:41 UTC ( #533388=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long
in thread Why Perl 6 is taking so !@#$ long

Patrick's original implementation of PGE was in C. Now that he's got a nifty PIR implementation, it shouldn't be too much work for him to create a C implementation again if the need arises. As I understand it, the main problem is that the PIR implementation utilizes continuations quite a bit, so those would have to be "ported" to C as well to keep the implementation simple yet equally as powerful.

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