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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by sigzero (5768) on 2009.01.13 17:14 (#66823) Journal

    Was this a Perl 6 specific thing? I find perldoc to be a wonderful tool myself but I don't know its state in P6.

    • Was this a Perl 6 specific thing? I find perldoc to be a wonderful tool myself but I don't know its state in P6.

      I realize I could have been more clear in this regard. Yes, this was a Perl 6-specific thing; I also like perldoc very much. Both on the command line and on the web [perl.org].

      The reason that the situation is different for Perl 6 is that Perl 6 is a complete rehaul of most everything. We can't just blindly inherit the docs, and we need to prepare new docs of the same high quality before our first major release. Documentation is one of those little things that matter a lot.

      In doing this, I think we should take not only