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Re: Do i need really to update perl 5 to perl 6?

by jfroebe (Parson)
on May 26, 2015 at 16:53 UTC ( #1127856=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Do i need really to update perl 5 to perl 6?

No. Perl 5 and Perl 6 are two separate languages. Yeah, Perl 6 should have been called something other than Perl

Jason L. Froebe

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Re^2: Do i need really to update perl 5 to perl 6?
by stevieb (Canon) on May 26, 2015 at 17:06 UTC

    Like "Python with sigils"? ;)

    -stevieb

Re^2: Do i need really to update perl 5 to perl 6?
by RonW (Parson) on May 27, 2015 at 18:11 UTC
    Some people I know who actually use Perl 6 call it "Rakudo" or "Pugs" depending on which compiler they are using. Most people I work with, call Perl 5 just Perl.

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