Most Perl 6 will look like Perl 5

Jeff Anderson captvanhalen at
Wed Jan 30 19:00:17 GMT 2008

On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Nigel Rantor <wiggly at> wrote:
>  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
>  languages.

Thanks Nigel. That is exactly what i meant.


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