[Chicago-talk] What's up with Perl 6?

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Sun Dec 2 18:38:42 PST 2007

> I'm not sure if I really get what Pugs is.  I think:
> Perl6 is a language specification.  Pugs reads Perl6 source and
> executes it, but instead of being written in C, its written is
> Haskell?

Pretty much, yes.  Pugs is Perl 6 implemented in Haskell.  The final  
Perl 6 project will be Perl 6 implemented in Parrot.

See also this article: http://perlbuzz.com/2007/11/a-roadmap-for-perl-6-and-parrot.html 
  and the roadmap it points to.

Andy Lester => andy at petdance.com => www.petdance.com => AIM:petdance

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