Announce: Raku Perl 6 'Diwali' 6.d Language Specification Release

On behalf of the development team, it brings me great pleasure to announce the 6.d ‘Diwali’ major version release of the Official Specification of the Raku Perl 6 programming language.

Please see the PDF of our Release Brochure for all the details: (print-friendly version is also available on

If you are unable to view PDF documents, most important details are also available as a plain text file in the repository

Compiler releases with 6.d as their default language version will follow their standard release scheduling (for Rakudo compiler, release process will start on 2018-11-17)

Happy Diwali!



I believe your decision provide good effect to both Perl 5 and Perl 6 community!

"Version-Constrolled Changes"

Is Constrolled a new perlism, or is this a typo?

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