Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5
jon at jrock.us
Fri Jan 25 12:55:27 GMT 2008
Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> writes:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 12:30:19PM +0000, Paul LeoNerd Evans wrote:
>> You are presuming that Perl6 is version 6 of that thing that Perl5 is
>> version 5 of. It isn't. (Though I will admit given the name it's not an
>> unreasonable first impression).
> My biggest question about Perl6 is not about this or that language feature
> or syntax, why it is *called* Perl6?
Because Perl is Larry's project, and 6 is the next available version
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