Perl 6
Timeline: Revision 38

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
  • 2002 July 22 - Dan made the initial revision of Perl 6 compiler for Parrot
  • 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
  • 2004 November 18 - first public release of PGE (p6ge at this time) by Patrick Michaud, an important step to bootstrap
  • 2005 February, very first days of - Audrey Tang came public with Pugs
  • 2006
  • 2007
    • January 4 - Flavio S. Glock leaves first traces of kp6, that stands of MiniPerl 6's shoulders
    • February 3 - First snapshot of proposed standard Perl 6 grammar in standard Perl 6 (
    • June 23 - Initial creation of Parrot Compiler Toolkit (PCT) as a branch of PAST
    • June 29 - after hosting the official Perl 6 wiki on his own server for nearly 2 years, Andy Lester moved it on a Perl Foundation URL
    • July 27 - Initial commit of NQP
    • October 8 - Daniel Ruoso started SMOP (yap6 back then) as "another prospective Perl 6 implementation, but now, a simple C runtime, hopefully a target for kp6
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
    • January 20 - Parrot 2.0.0, great release cycles now last a year
    • January 21 - MiniPerl6 3.0 released, now with Go lang and JVM backends



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