It easy to create "glue code"
Slightly off topic, but I wonder how true this will be in Perl 6. Part of the beauty of Perl 5 (in my opinion) is that it has XS. Not that XS is pretty, but it allows one to write code that allows perl to interface with existing C libraries. I may be speaking out of ignorance, but with XS going away in Perl 6, will we still have that ability? If not, I see Perl's ability as glue greatly diminished.
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