My point is make it a production release so peeps can push it to the powers 
that be in the corporate world. This has been the longest production build in 
test in the history of mankind. If this was a real world project it would have 
been dead sometime ago.

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Wendell Hatcher

On Jan 5, 2011, at 9:31 AM, Richard Hainsworth <> wrote:

> Without the development phenomenon of Perl6, it's difficult to see how Moose 
> and other improvements in perl 5 would have occurred.
> Despite the frustrations in following the growth of Pugs, then Rakudo, it's 
> been fun, worthwhile and inspiring. A bit like life really. Do you really 
> want it to end? But until it ends, how can you tell what sort of person you 
> are, or what your achievements have been?
> I love Perl6. Rukudo is great - already.
> On 01/05/11 17:21, Wendell Hatcher wrote:
>> There has been requests and talk of a production release for years now. 
>> Fancy titles released have come out monthly and quarterly for some time. At 
>> some point you have to say it simply isn't a good product or it is going to 
>> production how long are we going to hear excuses of my dog died past week 
>> and the production release is delayed for a year. Perl 6 at this point seems 
>> like a bad dream at best and there really isn't a need since moose and perl 
>> 5 have improved.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> Wendell Hatcher
>> 303-520-7554
>> Blogsite:
>> On Jan 5, 2011, at 6:13 AM, "Anderson, Jim"<>  
>> wrote:
>>> Hear! Hear!
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Daniel Carrera []
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 7:15 AM
>>> To: Richard Hainsworth
>>> Cc:
>>> Subject: Re: Production Release - was Re: Questions for Survey about Perl
>>> Although everything you said is technically true, I must point out
>>> that without a definitive release, potential users will tend to avoid
>>> the software. For people not involved in the process (i.e. 99.995% of
>>> Perl users) it is impossible to know when the software is good enough
> <snip>

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