Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5
wiggly at wiggly.org
Wed Jan 30 18:11:00 GMT 2008
Andy Armstrong wrote:
> On 29 Jan 2008, at 21:52, Jeff Anderson wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 4:21 PM, Andy Armstrong <andy at hexten.net> wrote:
>>> On 29 Jan 2008, at 21:04, Jeff Anderson wrote:
>> but in what way do you think Perl 6 needs you?
>> Remember, you was plural. So if Perl6 only needs those who developed
>> it, then touche.
> As I said it wasn't a leading question - so I'm not sure what you're
> And I guess you're saying it's a language that only its creators could
> love? And that you speak for everyone outside that group? I'm honestly
The OP can correct me, but I think the point he was aiming at is that a
new version of Perl, or indeed any language, needs people other than its
developers to adopt it or else it risks becoming a project that has no
users, and hence, not much point.
If you don't believe that a language needs users to survive then that's
fine, it just means we have different ideas of what "survival" means for
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