Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5

Ovid publiustemp-londonpm at
Tue Jan 29 14:20:27 GMT 2008

--- Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at> wrote:

> It's not a  5 vs 6 issue. It's a "some of us would like perl 6 to be
> more like perl 5, in particular the bit's we're individually most
> comfortable with, while different in the bit's that have annoyed us"
> thing.

It reminds me of a BBC quote I heard recently.  Paraphrased for Perl 6:

"Some people think that the only bits of Perl 6 which are important are
the bits they care about."


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