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in reply to Re: Perl 6 feature that scares me the most:
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As far as I know, it is an explicit goal for Perl6 to run at about twice the speed of Perl5? Performance is a major reason we switched from compiling to an optree in 5 to compiling to VM bytecode in 6 after all.

Makeshifts last the longest.