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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The sky is blue because light refracts in the atmosphere.
    Why?
    • Actually the sky is blue due to Rayleigh scattering. There's a good, simple explanation here:
      http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/sky_blue.html [sciencemadesimple.com]

      As for when Perl 6 will come out, the answer is simple - Real Soon Now (TM) :-)

      Finally, what does if mean that "computers aren't as fast as they could (be)"?
      Well, obviously, a computer cannot transmit data faster than the speed of light. So computers are constrained due to the lower-than-C speed of electrical data transmittion, as well as due to the use of synchronous circuits. When chips become photonic and asynchronous, they will be as fast as they can be :-)

      Hope this helps,
      --
      Offer Kaye