Perl 6
Timeline: Revision 19
A chronological ordered overview of what happened so far.

* 1998 - Chip Salzenberg starts the Topaz project
* 2000 July 19 - "the coffee mug incident"<>
* 2000 July 19 - [Larry Wall] announced Perl 6 on the stage of TPF 4
* 2001 ?? Dan Sugalski began what later became [Parrot]
* 2001 April 1 - Simon Cozens launched on his hilarious but well crafted "April's fool joke"<>, the name "Parrot" was born
* 2001 April 2 - Larry released first "Apocalypse 1: The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good"<> (see also: [Synopses])
* 2001 May 15 - Damian Conway wrote first Exegesis: "Exegesis 2: Bits and Pieces"<>
* 2003 July - Larry was out for a year due to medical problems
* 2003 July 8 - The Perl Foundation announces Ponie, a Perl 5 compiler for Parrot
* 2004 April 13 - Apocalypse 12: Objects, the last one
* 2005 February, very first days of - [Audrey Tang] came public with [Pugs]
* 2006 May 17 - perl6-users mailing list created
* 2006 August 23 - "project Ponie officially ended"<>
* 2007 February 3 - First snapshot of proposed standard Perl 6 grammar in standard Perl 6 ([])
* 2008 January 16 - Parrot's Perl 6 compiler renamed to [Rakudo] and massively rewritten
* 2008 June 9 - Allison Randal files the incorporation papers for the Parrot Foundation
* 2008 May 14 - "Ian Hague grants $200,000 to TPF"<> for Perl 6 and TPF reorganisation
* 2009 August 05 - Patrick Michaud "announces"<> [Rakudo star]


* 2010 April - [Rakudo star] release

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