WTF? (why no alternate implemenations?)

Graham Barr gbarr at
Sun Mar 9 18:43:55 GMT 2008

On Mar 7, 2008, at 7:24 AM, Ovid wrote:
> --- Luis Motta Campos <luismottacampos at> wrote:
>> I never heard about Topaz. Anyone have interesting links at hand?
> It was an interesting idea.  It was a worthwhile project.  It failed.

I do not think it failed. Anyone who was in the meeting in Monterey  
will remember the throwing of hotel mugs at walls, which sparked the  
start of the Perl6 effort. As a result of that effort Topaz was  
abandoned, but I do not think it failed.


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