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FAQ 1.6 What is Perl 6? #4

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1.6: What is Perl 6?

    At The Second O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention, Larry Wall
    announced Perl 6 development would begin in earnest. Perl 6 was an oft
    used term for Chip Salzenberg's project to rewrite Perl in C++ named
    Topaz. However, Topaz provided valuable insights to the next version of
    Perl and its implementation, but was ultimately abandoned.

    If you want to learn more about Perl 6, or have a desire to help in the
    crusade to make Perl a better place then peruse the Perl 6 developers
    page at http://dev.perl.org/perl6/ and get involved.

    Perl 6 is not scheduled for release yet, and Perl 5 will still be
    supported for quite awhile after its release. Do not wait for Perl 6 to
    do whatever you need to do.

    "We're really serious about reinventing everything that needs
    reinventing." --Larry Wall



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Jon Jones Gets 5 Tickets For Alleged Drag Racing, Goes Off On Police Officer
UFC fighter Jon Jones did not take the fact that he was receiving five tickets very well after being stopped by a police officer recently. MMA ...

Ryan Reynolds Plays Up ‘Batman V Superman’ And ‘Deadpool’ Rivalry On Instagram
Ryan Reynolds, the star of Deadpool , took advantage of the opening weekend of Batman V Superman to promote his own film. Seeling how Batman ...

Oculus Rift Launch Day News: New AMD & NVIDIA Drivers; Async Timewarp & Platform Restrictions Added To ...
After just over three and a half years and a Facebook acquisition in between, Oculus’s first-generation Rift headset is launching today. We took ...

Idina Menzel Sings National Anthem at White House Easter Egg Roll
Barack and Michelle Obama keep their hands over their hearts as Idina Menzel sings the National Anthem during the annual White House Easter Egg ...

California proposal for state-run retirement plan for private-sector workers moves forward
California has taken a step closer to becoming the first state to make retirement savings accounts a near-universal benefit for workers with ...

Mississippi looks at bringing back the firing squad
All across the country we’re seeing legal battles taking place in legislatures and courtrooms over the idea of either ending capital punishment ...

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