WTF? (why no alternate implemenations?)

Dirk Koopman djk at
Mon Mar 10 14:53:20 GMT 2008

Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 01:48:45PM +0000, Dirk Koopman wrote:
>> Simon Cozens wrote:
>>> Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
>>>> Is it my imagination or was Parrot spawned over Dim Sum at the New World?
>>> Parrot was spawned (hatched?) at OSCon 2000, between myself and Dan 
>>> Sugalski. I think I was sober. (2000? It's not likely, to be fair.)
>> And it is now 2008. Estimated time of R.T.M?
> The timeline here:
> has everything marked as "completed" by August 1st, 2008, and last I knew
> people named on that document were meeting the time predictions.
> (and have been for the last 6 months or so.)

I see. I presume therefore that the website is simply out of date when 
it says that bytecode format, concurrency model and PMC (core datatypes) 
are not yet complete?

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