Perl 6
Perl 6: Revision 16

Welcome to the Perl 6 Workspace

This is the home page for Perl 6.

There is a Parrot workspace as well.

Please feel free to add or modify pages -- even this one -- as you see fit. That's the idea of a Workspace.

What is Perl 6?

Perl 6 is:

  • Crazy (in a good way)
  • Perl 5 : Swiss Army Chain Saw == Perl 6 : Swiss Army T-X Terminator (on the side of humans in this case)
  • ...

General Perl 6 News

Planet Perl 6 blog aggregrator (It would be very helpful if others selectively copied the most useful information from this great resource into appropriate sections of this wiki.)

General Perl 6 Information

Perl6 Community Development Server (feather)

Perl's Home Page (

Perl 6 Synopses (supersedes the apocalypses and exegeses)

Perl 6 Development Info. (at

#perl6 IRC logs (Perl 6 compiler and module developers; Larry Wall is 'TimToady')

Another Perl 6 Wiki (at

User-Oriented Perl 6 Information

Perl 6 Users FAQ

perl.perl6.users mail list archives

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