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Re^3: Reasons for Using Perl 6

by Jenda (Abbot)
on Dec 23, 2017 at 03:07 UTC ( #1206091=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Reasons for Using Perl 6
in thread Reasons for Using Perl 6

They share a lot of the syntax except for the cases where the committee decided to make useless incompatible and confusing changes.

Enoch was right!
Enjoy the last years of Rome.

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Re^4: Reasons for Using Perl 6
by Laurent_R (Canon) on Dec 23, 2017 at 11:28 UTC
    Many of these changes also irritated me initially when I started to look at Perl 6, but after a while I found that they make the language much more consistent and much easier to use. They remove many of the warts that cannot be taken out from Perl 5 for back compatibility reasons.

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