February 2013 Archives

Perl 5, Perl 6, Perl 7, Perl 2013, whatever

It seems people outside our community sees Perl as an stalled language because we have not released a new mayor version for so many years. We have to do something to show them they are wrong, right?

Well, no, maybe the problem is ours, unable to see what we don't want to see: They are right. Perl 5 is stalled.

Stevan Little has already described the situation quite well on Perl is not dead, it is a dead end. The funny thing is that it is mostly the ="http://www.perl.com/pub/2000/10/23/…

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