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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  •'s already having a great effect on Perl 5 development. For example, in the deprecation of pseudohashes, and in the incorporation of the // operator in 5.10.

    And useful (and usable) parts of Perl 6 *are* available already in the form of Perl 5 modules like:

    • Perl6::Parameters
    • Perl6::Interpolators
    • Perl6::Currying
    • Perl6::Gather
    • Perl6::Placeholders
    • Perl6::Form
    • Perl6::Say
    • Perl6::Slurp
    • Perl6::Export

    To say nothing of the way that my own on-going struggle to implement the Perl6::Rules module is u

    • Not to ne a noodge, but I find it humorous that the first good thing you mention about Perl 6 is that it prompted the removal of a feature -- that no one used or understood -- from Perl 5. :-)

      I am not complaining. Keep up the work. You're right, it's produced some good fruit, and someday may be a nice language to use. I don't think TorgoX was complaining either (as someone else implied), but some of us do get idly curious about it from time to time.