Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5
jon at jrock.us
Tue Jan 29 20:20:00 GMT 2008
"Jeff Anderson" <captvanhalen at gmail.com> writes:
> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 3:03 AM, Jonathan Rockway <jon at jrock.us> wrote:
>> Thanks for playing though.
> Um ... no. You are the salesman here,
I'm not selling Perl6. I have contributed maybe 100 lines of code
total, so I don't exactly have a lot invested. However, I generally
agree with what they're trying to do (minus signing the copyright over
to TPF), so when I have spare cycles I try to get involved. I am
definitely looking forward to using it, even if I don't like the look of
every single operator.
My underlying point is that complaining isn't going to help anyone fix
> so if someone doesn't buy/choose your product, you lost, not them.
Also, here's the thing with open source software. As the author or a
contributor, I don't really care if you "use my product" or not. It's
fun to have users, but ones that whine and never contribute anything are
ones I'm glad not to have.
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