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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • What I'd like to see is more highlights of code with ordinary Perl6 features.

    Every time there's a post on PerlMonks about Perl6 stuff it's about extra-ordinary features that no doubt are useful and important, the same way e.g. closures are, but isn't what day-to-day Perl6 coding will be all about. At least not in the beginning, when people start getting used to everything new, desperately trying not to become overwhelmed.

    And not that I don't like and appreciate closures, but they're an example of somethin
    • Agreed – though I’m not even talking about particularly ground breaking stuff. I’m talking about things that will be bread and butter, like all the punctuation related to parameter lists, and the traits built into the core language, and the multi-sub/method thing, and calling methods on self or super, etc etc etc. Even these mundande and everyday things seem laden with a lot of syntax in Perl 6.

      Indeed, a few simple but non-trivial examples showing how to use these would be helpful.

      Hmm… maybe I should read the source of few of the modules that have been ported to Perl 6…