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Re^6: Perl 11

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Oct 24, 2018 at 23:43 UTC ( #1224630=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Perl 11
in thread Perl 11

I'd rather want to see the points raised therein disproved.

Which ones? "p5p are ignorant and incompetent and have been destroying Perl since 2000" isn't a point that can be proven or disproven. On a similar-but-not-the-same note, "Allowing nulls in symbol names in Perl is a security hole, no one is smart enough to see it, take my word for it, I won't show you any working exploit code" isn't a point that can be discussed.

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Re^7: Perl 11
by shmem (Chancellor) on Oct 24, 2018 at 23:49 UTC

    Which points do you see suitable for discussion?

    perl -le'print map{pack c,($-++?1:13)+ord}split//,ESEL'

      I think there's a lot of potential around improving Unicode implementation and properties, adopting perfect hashing in places (and alternate, non-linked-list hash implementations for small hashes with known sizes), and finding a better concurrency mechanism.

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