On 25 July 2017 at 16:23, Darren Duncan <dar...@darrenduncan.net> wrote:
> There's a key difference however.
> While programming languages continue to evolve, the expectation is that a
> production-complete Rakudo would always be a functional superset (or equal
> to) the Perl 6 language specification which is current at the time.
The Perl 6 language specification is the test suite. So if the test
suite passes then it's complete! Which is of course a tautology.
> So I think it is reasonable for Rakudo to actually implement ALL of 6.c
> before too long, that it would catch up, and otherwise the intent is that
> Rakudo would be leading on things that eventually become 6.d etc later.
Which missing parts are you concerned about?
> The original question would be more accurately phrased, "Any idea when
> Rakudo will release implementing the full Perl 6.c?"
It's a volunteer effort so this happens whenever someone who cares
enough about missing parts and who has the time and skills to
implement does it.