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This systems-hound (unix-ish expectations) is busted, fair and square.

I've recently had to do a bunch of perl5 work in the Win32 world (via Strawberry as it happens), including full-blown GUI support.

I ran into more stuff that broke perl than I would have ever imagined. But mostly, this is because the environment was breaking POSIX. Live and learn.

I think the primary point of my original comment was that I'd like to minimize those kinds of surprises (multi-platform abstraction) as well as minimize language surprises (i.e. sorry, this is not your flavor of perl6).

The test suite evolving around the current specification gives me hope.

Cheers,
Matt


In reply to Re^4: What is Perl6? by mojotoad
in thread What is Perl6? by punkish

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