[Catalyst] Alternatives to Catalyst ?

Jason McIntosh jmac at jmac.org
Fri Apr 23 18:12:15 GMT 2010

On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 1:35 PM, J. Shirley <jshirley at gmail.com> wrote:
> They're both sharing work, and Perl 5 is improving from many angles.

Something I've been fond of saying lately, especially to those outside
this community, is that Perl6 is the skunkworks lab for Perl. (AKA
"Perl5", but, practically: Perl.) The Perl6 engineers keep inventing
crazy things, and some are so crazy that they're crazy-awesome; these
are the ones that get adopted into Perl, whether as core features or
community-adopted modules like Moose and Class::MOP.

I've long since stopped thinking of Perl6 as a new programming
language that I should wait for; its name, rather, is merely an
artifact of its origins. It has, in the years since its inception,
settled into the role of a test lab and proving grounds for creative
new features for my favorite programming language, and that is a
beautiful thing.

> This thread has sure gone crazy...

It's ending up in a more interesting place than it started, at least.

Jason McIntosh

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