[Melbourne-pm] Google Wave Anyone?

Timothy S. Nelson wayland at wayland.id.au
Thu Oct 29 16:51:44 PDT 2009

On Thu, 29 Oct 2009, Daniel Pittman wrote:

> "Timothy S. Nelson" <wayland at wayland.id.au> writes:
>> On Thu, 29 Oct 2009, Daniel Pittman wrote:
>>> (Plus, method-focused OO is baked pretty deeply into Perl, CPAN, and the Perl
>>> interpreter.  Given that, diverging would lose the benefit of continuity and
>>> make it just as easy to use some other language — and without CPAN that
>>> really /would/ be compelling.)
>> Perl 6 has Multi-dispatch :).
>> (And will cure cancer, and solve global warming :) ).
> ...and be compatible with CPAN, all of which I will believe when they actually
> ship it.  Meanwhile it sits in the "other languages" category. ;)

 	There are two implementations of Perl 6.  Rakudo (which runs on 
Parrot), and SMOP (which is written in C, designed to integrate with Perl 5, 
and doesn't run on Parrot).  I expect that SMOP will be able to be work with 
CPAN due to integrating well with Perl 5.  I'm not sure how Rakudo will 



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