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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • A few questions, all somewhat interrelated.
    1. What big changes are in store with tainting in Perl6? Will there be new builtins to handle tainting/untainting of data? (And does forceful untainting of data really make sense, anyway?)
    2. Ruby handles tainting by starting a restricted thread (Safe compartment), and allowing the thread to fail if the requested operations would fail. Will the taint model for Perl6 be like the current Perl5 model, something different that we've seen before (like the Ruby hack), or