[Purdue-pm] Follow up on Per 6 objects
jacoby at purdue.edu
Wed Feb 13 07:58:24 PST 2008
Rick Westerman wrote:
> Mark's talk last night about Perl 6 objects or, more appropriately,
> the lack of Perl 6 brings up this add-on to Perl 5. It is a way to
> bring a lot of Perl 6 objects to Perl 5. The add-on is called 'Moose'
> and, as the author succinctly put it,
> "I built Moose because I was tired of writing the same old boring
> Perl 5 OO code, and drooling over Perl 6 OO. So instead of switching to
> Ruby, I wrote Moose :)"
> IMHO, it would be a good idea to have one (or more) of us look over
> Moose and report back at the next PM technical meeting. Any takers?
I'll hunt Moose.
> Another IMHO, after Mark's talk last night I am beginning to doubt
> if we will ever see Perl 6 in production. Since Perl 5 is getting a
> beating from the other modern languages, e.g., PHP, Python, Java, Ruby
> bolt on the good ideas into Perl 5 ... even at the risk of making the
> language yet more cumbersome and not clean.
David Jacoby jacoby at purdue.edu
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