A highlights/summary of recent activity and discussion on the #perl6 IRC channel on Freenode.net:
- nwc10: "jnthn: WTF did you just do? nqp head is 28% faster than 5 hours ago"
- nwc10 noted a 10-fold speed up for some NQP code: "nqp-jvm: 1.4725e+02 ... nqp-parrot: 2.0425e+03".
- pmichaud landed Rakudo commits to "Speed up repeated shifts of large lists/arrays by 70%+" noting that "More improvements are coming; this patch just gets a couple of the current big bottlenecks out of the way".
More in the full post...