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Re: Working Group Proposal

Stephen Zander
July 20, 2000 20:50
Re: Working Group Proposal
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>>>>> "Todd" == Bennett Todd <> 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:> and elsewhere for Jarrko's
intentions wrt 5.7 & 5.8.  Perl6 does, however, significantly lower
the likelihood of perl5 after 5.8.


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