[Python-Dev] Perl5->Perl6

Paul Prescod paulp@ActiveState.com
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 14:12:32 -0700

Simon Cozens wrote:
> Also don't forget that we have a prototype of Perl 6 which implements pretty
> much everything that Larry has specified in Apocalypses 1 and 2.
> It is a patch of nearly 200 lines to the current Perl 5 interpreter.
> We're not changing *that* drastically, folks.

According to Damian there will be generators and a first-class class
syntax and method getters/setters and metaclasses and optional static
type declarations and ... Larry just hasn't got to the heavy part of the
Camel book. :-)
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