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Re^3: Parrot, the future of dynamic languages ?

by Anonymous Monk
on Dec 20, 2004 at 14:23 UTC ( #416188=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Parrot, the future of dynamic languages ?
in thread Parrot, the future of dynamic languages ?

Yeah, that's what I mean with "after some clicking". The page you point at has four Ponie related links:
  • The initial press release of July 2003.
  • A 9 point FAQ, which would suggest Ponie is finished in summer 2005 (because the estimate is 2 years). Of course, this could mean the FAQ isn't being maintained.
  • A plan with 3 milestones. No information on how many milestones have been reached.
  • A download page, with a tarball of the very first snapshot. The files in this snapshot are dated August 21, 2003.
Now, there might be a flurry of activity round Ponie, and perhaps it's close to being released. But judging from the website, it's all but dead.
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Re^4: Parrot, the future of dynamic languages ?
by steves (Curate) on Dec 20, 2004 at 14:36 UTC

    Check out the Ponie news groups. They've commited code changes as recently as last month, so I'd say it hasn't died.

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