Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5
captvanhalen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 17:00:28 GMT 2008
On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 6:30 AM, Matt Johnson <mwj at doc.ic.ac.uk> wrote:
> ... sigil change makes me want to run
> screaming for the hills. Why completely change a paradigm that's worked
> fine for many years (that the sigil designates the return type) -- to
> something which appears to be different for the sake of difference (now
> the sigil designates the type we're looking into)?
> Ugh. This kind of massive change to the language is part of the reason
> why many users of Perl5 are really going to be disinclined to move to
*raises hand -- My only gripe here is that i didn't want to have to
switch to another language to get a few new features.
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