Perl 6 - Why did they do *that*?

Perl 6 - Why did they do *that*?

By Bruce Gray (‎Util‎) from Atlanta.pm
Date: Monday, 20 June 2016 15:30
Duration: 50 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: an arrow_params everything hyper is meta object ops perl6 predictive_parsing rats twigels

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Several obtuse parts of Perl 6 are actually the most useful additions.
Discussing Perl 6 over the last year, I have frequently heard "I understand what that *does*, just not *why* I would want to use it" and "I don't see why they changed that".
Come see yet-another Perl 6 perspective, where a dozen details dovetail delightfully.


Attended by: Tom Browder (‎tbrowder‎), Marcos Laborde, James Lenz (‎Jim‎), David H. Adler (‎dha‎), Brian Kelly, Chris Shelton, gary, Mike Weisenborn, Tim Howe (‎thowe‎), Jason Crome (‎CromeDome‎), Matt Creenan, Erik Johansen (‎uniejo‎), Adam Boyers, Victor Stevko, Bruce Gray (‎Util‎), Cody Brown (‎cbrown‎), vroom, Deven Corzine (‎deven‎), Dave Rolsky (‎autarch‎), Greg Cole (‎wingfold‎), Aran Deltac (‎bluefeet‎), Douglas Schrag (‎dmaestro‎), Gabriel Munoz (‎gabriel‎), Patrick Michaud (‎Pm‎), Gonzalo Diethelm (‎gonzo‎), Chip Salzenberg (‎Chip‎), Ben Rosengart, Adam Engle, Buddy Burden (‎barefootcoder‎), Terry Yang, Aaron Staves (‎astaves‎), Rob Schaber, Michael South (‎msouth‎), Dana Jacobsen (‎danaj‎), Randal Schwartz (‎merlyn‎), Cees Hek, Scott Duff (‎perlpilot‎), Brent Laabs (‎labster‎),