[Bioperl-l] What is happing to perl language

Steve Chervitz sac at bioperl.org
Tue Feb 3 02:00:12 EST 2009


On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Chris Fields <cjfields at illinois.edu> wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2009, at 12:30 PM, Heikki Lehvaslaiho wrote:
>
>> FYI
>>
>> A few years ago there were interesting articles about perl and new
>> CPAN modules poping up here there. Recently, only chromatic has
>> continued writing to http://www.perl.com/.
>>
>> The article below is a return to norm.
>>
>> Healthcheck: Perl
>> The Perl Future by Piers Cawley
>>
>> http://www.heise-online.co.uk/open/Healthcheck-Perl-The-Perl-Future--/features/112388/0
>>
>>  -Heikki
>
> Note the healthy dose of perl6 (and a side mention of Moose) within the
> above!  Well worth reading.
>
> chris

Also noteworthy, there was an interview last December with Larry Wall
and another article on Perl 6, Slashdotted here (along with the
obligate language flamewar):

Larry Wall Talks Perl, Culture, and Community (12/14/08)
http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08%2F12%2F14%2F1523236

Steve


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