On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 10:15 AM, Gabor Szabo <szab...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It would be nice to figure out what is the percentage of people who
> don't yet look at Perl 6 because there was not official Perl 6.0
> release or in more general what are the blocking issues for them.
> I just would like to make sure that by asking the question we don't
> strengthen the belief that there ever will be an official Perl 6.0
> release.
> ...
> So for example:
> I'll start learning Perl 6  (select one or more that fits your opinion)
> *) when Larry Wall declares that Perl 6.0 is ready
> *) after Rakudo 1.0 is released
> *) when the default running perl -v in my Linux distribution will say
> it is version 6.0 or later
> *) After the Learning Perl 6th edition will be published
> *) After DBI and DBD::Mysql is ported
> *) never
> *) I have already started to learn
> Other:
> What do you think?

I think that's pretty good. Though personally, I can imagine the first
two not being mutually exclusive. That is, if Rakudo 1.0 is released
but Larry Wall hasn't said that Perl 6.0 is ready, I'd scratch my head
and wonder. In turn, if Perl 6.0 is ready and Rakudo hasn't released a
1.0 I might figure that they still need more time.

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