>>>>> "Todd" == Bennett Todd <email@example.com> writes: Todd> Here's a very important matter: while perl6 doesn't make Todd> perl5 disappear, it _does_, if I understand matters Todd> correctly, gravely threaten perl5.7; not only by dividing Todd> the development effort onto two fronts, but by creating a Todd> substantial incentive to avoid having perl5 be a moving Todd> target. Anything else I can imagine would be shaping things Todd> for a schism. Ah, no. See <URL:http://use.perl.org> and elsewhere for Jarrko's intentions wrt 5.7 & 5.8. Perl6 does, however, significantly lower the likelihood of perl5 after 5.8. -- Stephen "And what do we burn apart from witches?"... "More witches!"