Michael Hendricks wrote:
In other words, Huffman coding works and Perl6 hackers had better start
watching their waistlines. Or maybe we should spin it that Perl6 helps
reduce global warming ;)
Anyway, I collected a small sample (~300 lines each) of Perl5 code along
with "equivalent" Perl6 code. Some came from the Exegeses and others from
Pugs' SVN. I had Text::TypingEffort give me some pseudo-scientific results
and typing the Perl5 code takes about 18% more physical effort than typing
the Perl6 code.
My god! What is this wonderful module of which you speak?
Finally a chance to help in the argument that ideas that try to force
less characters in a huffman-inspired nightmare might make life worse
from a "actually typing it in real life" sense.
I wonder if handles different keyboard, I'd like to the differences in
using Perl between the different country keyboards. Especially those
poor nordics with the / and $ in funny places :)