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Re^3: Perl 6 coming out in 18 months(?)

by apotheon (Deacon)
on Feb 24, 2007 at 06:03 UTC ( #601853=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread Perl 6 coming out in 18 months(?)

Perl is all about letting people think they know what's going on until they really need to know what's going on.

I love that. It seems (appropriately) applicable to the confusion in the community over how close Perl 6 is to being done, too.

Frankly, I'm a fan of the "it's done when it's done" approach -- it tends to lead to better software when all is said and done, assuming you have enthusiastic people working on it, in my experience. I'm also impatient to have a stable Perl 6 to play with, though. For one thing, that's when the good tutorial documentation will start to appear, and I'd really like to start reading the stuff.

print substr("Just another Perl hacker", 0, -2);
- apotheon
CopyWrite Chad Perrin

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[erix]: how does one find out how to install a program like cvsgrep
[erix]: I mean, I suppose it's just the one file so I can download that
[erix]: Makefile.PL should tell me, probably

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