|No such thing as a small change|
... why is no-XS a minus for Perl6?
Obviously, given that I like perl's XS facility, from my POV it's going to be a "minus" that Perl6 doesn't provide that type of C interface. There's also the fact that XS can access static libs.
On Windows, which is the OS I most commonly use, we have a module named Win32::API that, like perl6's Native Calling Interface, allows us to call directly into dynamic libraries.
I neither like nor use Win32::API either. (In fact, I can't stand it.) I much prefer to do it via XS.
In reply to Re^8: It has been suggested to rename Perl 6 in order to boost its marketing potential. Which name would you prefer?