[Bioperl-l] What is happing to perl language

Chris Fields cjfields at illinois.edu
Tue Feb 3 08:02:04 EST 2009


On Feb 3, 2009, at 1:00 AM, Steve Chervitz wrote:

> 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

In case no one saw it:

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/User:Cjfields

Larry was here talking about Perl6/Parrot and his Perl6 parser (along  
with a few others).  Here are the talks from the conference:

http://www.bioperl.org/wiki/User:Cjfields

chris



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