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Re^4: Reasons for Using Perl 6

by Jenda (Abbot)
on Jan 02, 2018 at 13:48 UTC ( #1206542=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Reasons for Using Perl 6
in thread Reasons for Using Perl 6

It's all nice and dandy, including the funny "next Christmas" remarks ... it's just ten years too late. The language would have an infinitely better chance if you did a few search&replaces in the source code and documentation, removed all references to Perl whatsoever, made one or two more ad hoc changes to the use of special characters and operators, found a few people nobody knows and have them released it elsewhere under a new name and hope nobody notices it's not something new, but rather a project started some 18 years ago originally supposed to be finished about 15 years ago.

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