Perl outreach

Tomas Doran bobtfish at
Fri Nov 30 01:48:06 GMT 2012

On 30 Nov 2012, at 01:32, Kieren Diment wrote:
> Solving problems using the same or better new and shiny as the others (in combination with the old solid and reliable which perl excels at), in equal or less time.  Perl 5 does that well.  But we're a bit shy as a community, and ought to blow our trumpets more.  Perl 6 has been an exceptionally useful research project for perl 5.  Maybe one day it will be useful for the likes of me.

Indeed. Both languages are great.

What we need is less talking about A vs B vs Z, and more cool stuff (i.e. patches) and blog posts about why they're cool, in all the above :)


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