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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Okay, here are more Model Users: =head2 "Sam": Python implementor Sam has a favorite language, Python, and he wants to target it to Parrot. Sam: * is only interested in Parrot if it's faster than CPython =head2 "Rasmus": PHP implementor Rasmus has a favorite language, PHP, and he wants to target it to Parrot. Rasmus: * wants to replace Zend with Parrot for PHP 6
    • I think you raise a great point for reminding people that Parrot is not just a Perl VM.

      I'm not sure you have "Sam's" (and lets add "Matz") motivation correctly. Speed is obviously a factor but the biggest thing I keep hearing (especially from the Ruby crowd) is access to CPAN. So speed *and* transperant language interoperability where by the latter I mean if you provided stubs for the external code then your script would run as is with CPython or the Ruby interpreter.

      To me language interoperability i