May 2013 Archives

#perl6 highlights/summary for April 25th - May 1st 2013

A highlights/summary of recent activity and discussion on the #perl6 IRC channel on

  • 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".

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