On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Chas. Owens <chas.ow...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 21:39, Xue, Brian <brian....@amd.com> wrote: >> I want to adding one more answer about what are people waiting for before >> they >> start using Perl 6. >> >> There hasn't an official release of PERL6.0, just Rakudo. I'm afraid of >> Rakudo is cancelled, I don't want to make my product based on an uncertainty >> matter. > snip > > This shows a fundamental misunderstanding of what Perl 6 is. As far > as I know there will never be a release of Perl 6.0 (it definitely > won't be PERL6.0). Perl 6 is a specification and a set of tests. Any > program that can pass the test suite and conforms to the specification > IS a Perl 6. Right now the program that passes the most tests and > conforms most closely to the specification is Rakudo.
But Xue still has a valid point that even the Perl 6 spec doesn't exist yet. -- No trees were destroyed in the generation of this email, but a large number of electrons were severely inconvenienced.