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Let Perl 5 keep the odd numbers, and Perl 6 the even ones. Perl 5.30 will be Perl 7, and once Perl 6 feels like upgrading their major version number, they'll become Perl 8.

($q=q:Sq=~/;[c](.)(.)/;chr(-||-|5+lengthSq)`"S|oS2"`map{chr |+ord }map{substrSq`S_+|`|}3E|-|`7**2-3:)=~y+S|`+$1,++print+eval$q,q,a,
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Re^2: It has been suggested to rename Perl 6 in order to boost its marketing potential. Which name would you prefer? (Perl6i)
by LanX (Cardinal) on Jul 05, 2018 at 15:30 UTC
    > Perl 5 keep the odd numbers, and Perl 6 the even ones ...

    LOL

    Actually using the Complex space and renaming Perl6 to Perl6i would indeed solve the ambiguity.

    And even the haters would be pleased since i denotes Imaginary numbers ... ;D

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery FootballPerl is like chess, only without the dice

    PS: Disturbingly we could also denote compatibility levels now like 5+6i ...

      PS: Disturbingly we could also denote compatibility levels now like 5+6i ...

      Nah, too complex.