Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5

Dirk Koopman djk at
Tue Jan 29 14:56:11 GMT 2008

Aaron Trevena wrote:
>> Will this lead to two versions of perl being maintained, cpan module
>> authors taking side, confusion to outsiders, and hence the eventual
>> demise of perl?
> In a word, no.
> It's always been advertised that you will be able to mix both
> together, so perl 6 can use perl 5 cpan modules, and vice versa (I
> think)

That will be a very clever trick if it comes off. Particularly with all 
those XS based CPAN modules.

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