Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5

Philip Newton philip.newton at
Tue Jan 29 16:45:12 GMT 2008

On Jan 29, 2008 4:10 PM, Aidan Samuel <aidan.samuel at> wrote:
> If a large minority (or small majority) of perl5 developers stay
> behind and refuse to accept perl6, we could end up with 50% of cpan
> modules being developed for 5, and 50% with 6 in mind.

That's assuming that perl6 modules end up on CPAN and not on CP6AN or
The Vaults of Archimedes or the Perl6 Extension and Application
Repository or Perl6Forge or something.

Philip Newton <philip.newton at>

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