Perl 6
Perl 6 Language Design Tablet: Revision 14
"Overview"[Perl 6 Tablets] - _Chapter:_ "0:Intr"[Perl 6 Intro Tablet], "1:Hist"[Perl 6 History Tablet], *"2:Design"[Perl 6 Language Design Tablet]*, "3:Var"[Perl 6 Variable Tablet], "4:Op"[Perl 6 Operator Tablet], "5:IO"[Perl 6 IO Tablet], "6:{}"[Perl 6 Block Tablet], "7:Sub"[Perl 6 Subroutine Tablet], "8:OOP"[Perl 6 OOP Tablet], "9:Rx"[Perl 6 Regex Tablet] - _Appendices:_ "A:Index"[Perl 6 Index Tablet], "B:Tables"[Perl 6 Lookup Tablet], "C:Best of"[Best Of Perl 6 Tablet], "D:Delta"[Perl 6 Delta Tablet], "E:Links"[Perl 6 Links Tablet]

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"Larry Wall"<http://www.wall.org/~larry/>_: You should not take this picture to mean that linguistics is the opposite of common sense. But ehm, there are many computer scientists, who have complained that it should be more like engineering and less like an art. And I disagree. But thats oukay._

^ Main Goal

Enjoy Life and *enjoy the freedom expressing yourself*. Which means: support you as much as possible and not to force you in any way. Perl 6 likes to be, even better than Perl 5, your humble servant for translating your thoughts into binary code (if possible).

^ Strategy

Every style and level of expertise has to be supported and even more difficult: all this has to play together well. Strategies and concepts for this are coined in several often repeated terms.

^ Terms

^^ TIMTOWTDI

The everlasting slogan, meaning: your way is valid too. Only be aware of logical consequences.

^^ All your paradigms belong to us

We learn/take/adapt from every source possible to offer the best of all breeds. And you should be able to keep your style when switching to Perl.

^^ Buzzword compliant

^^ Keep easy things easy and hard possible

Hide the fancy stuff.

^^ Huffman coding

^^ Waterbed theory of liguistic complexity

^^ Topicalizer

^^ Second system syndrom

^ Trends

^^ Less Unix Centric

Perl 1 was a child of the Unix world, borrowing a lot of folklore and words. As Perl 6 trying to be

^^ Simple English

^^ Functional Programming

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"Overview"[Perl 6 Tablets] - _Chapter:_ "0:Intr"[Perl 6 Intro Tablet], "1:Hist"[Perl 6 History Tablet], *"2:Design"[Perl 6 Language Design Tablet]*, "3:Var"[Perl 6 Variable Tablet], "4:Op"[Perl 6 Operator Tablet], "5:IO"[Perl 6 IO Tablet], "6:{}"[Perl 6 Block Tablet], "7:Sub"[Perl 6 Subroutine Tablet], "8:OOP"[Perl 6 OOP Tablet], "9:Rx"[Perl 6 Regex Tablet] - _Appendices:_ "A:Index"[Perl 6 Index Tablet], "B:Tables"[Perl 6 Lookup Tablet], "C:Best of"[Best Of Perl 6 Tablet], "D:Delta"[Perl 6 Delta Tablet], "E:Links"[Perl 6 Links Tablet]


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