December 2015 Archives

Perl 6 lives!

So Perl 6 has been officially released.

By Christmas.

Just as I always promised (...for, ahem, so many years in a row ;-)

And now that we've arrived at this joyous and long-anticipated day, now that we officially have this extraordinary and beautiful language at our disposal, now that the project that has consumed half of my own professional life has finally reached its first great milestone ...what can I say?

I could perhaps reflect on the long, often lonely, sometimes painful, strug…

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