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A friendly request to all: stop throwing mud.

We are all aware that there are 4 parties here:

  • Those who don't like perl at all (we all know who they are)
  • Those who only like perl 5 or Perl 5
  • Those who only like perl 6 (by whatever name)
  • Those who like all variants of perl/Perl (but not necessarily use them all)

This poll was a wrong trigger, which is why I downvoted it. The discussions about the name are long behind us: it is a station past. Let us just go on and enjoy the beauty of both dialects of perl. If you don't like either, don't post negative comments just because you don't like it. Respect the choice of the other users.

I am really appalled by the comments I read in this thread that have nothing to to with the poll or the usability of either of our beloved perl versions.

So, can we please move on and post solutions here?


Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

In reply to Re: It has been suggested to rename Perl 6 in order to boost its marketing potential. Which name would you prefer? by Tux
in thread It has been suggested to rename Perl 6 in order to boost its marketing potential. Which name would you prefer? by martin

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