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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Also, given the output of the project so far, I think one could be forgiven for thinking that the Perl6 team's top priorities until now has been producing progress reports and selling books.
Funny you should mention 2007, it doesn't seem like much has changed. :) http://lwn.net/Articles/263386/
Anyhow, my best wishes to the entire team for April. I hope they manage to produce software that people actually want to use. We'll see!
Posted Mar 17, 2010 22:02 UTC (Wed) by chromatic (guest, #26207)
I've had working software in Perl 6 for four and a half years.
Posted Mar 17, 2010 22:24 UTC (Wed) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
They do very frequent releases on a regular schedule and it is already used
by folks albeit in a limited fashion but that is not different from say,
Python 3. So it would be prudent to understand the current status before
Posted Mar 18, 2010 9:53 UTC (Thu) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
Specifically, in Debian I now see parrot already included in Squeeze, Rakudo is still in Experimental, but 0 other packages depend on parrot.
Posted Mar 18, 2010 10:09 UTC (Thu) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
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