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  • [Since entering a comment at the other site requires entering an "anti-spam word" but there are no instructions for that, I am entering my comment here at use.perl.org.]

    Gabor wrote: "[b]usinesses often do not, or cannot, invest the time and effort to track a continually-moving target like Parrot."

    I don't think this is a fair criticism. I wouldn't expect any profit-constrained business to track any alpha software -- which Parrot clearly is at this point. Parrot's current version is 0.4.15 and the deve

    • Yeah, but isn’t that the point? Parrot’s still alpha – fair enough –, but it’s been in the works for six years already. When is it going to get to 1.0?

      I’m not sure it’s a good argument – much depends on how much work has really been invested in those six years, and how quickly the project will settle once the groundwork has been laid down. But it’s a valid question.

      Btw, it wasn’t Gabor who wrote that article, he merely linked it.