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It may surprise you, but you can't actually buy a "car"
I am sorry, but that, to me, seems like an absolutely ridiculous statement. Yes, I know about classes and concepts and their instantiations -- I am 46 years old, am back in school after 15 years of working re-trying my hand at my Ph.D., I do ecosystem modeling for a living (using PDL and Perl), and have taken a few philosophy courses along the way (none of which is impressive -- I am only listing those to establish a context). However, I don't go telling folks that if they say they are buying a "car" they are wrong. There is something to be said about common usage of language.

Once again -- I want to reiterate that I (now) understand the difference between the spec, the compiler and the VM, and that they have different names. However, for most practical purposes, for most folks, these differences are pointlessly, needlessly confusing. And, we do want *most* folks to take up Perl6.

Actually, I think you're making it too complicated
And, to think, my aim was diametrically opposite... I thought things were too complicated and I was trying to make them simpler.

when small people start casting long shadows, it is time to go to bed

In reply to Re^6: What is Perl6? by punkish
in thread What is Perl6? by punkish

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