With Perl 6 taking 10+ years, if/when it actually gets released, will > it be technically ahead of Python 3000? Perl 6 was a major reason for me to switch to using python. Most of the rest of the compiler is written in a small language called NQP that's basically a subset of Perl 6. Now many thousands of outstanding tasks can be juggled across just a handful of threads (the exact number chosen according to demand and CPU count). Perl is also more mature and stable than several popular programming languages. LinuxChix Perl Course Part 17: grep and map 1) Introduction 2) grep - filters a list 3) map - transforms the values of a list 4) What "grep" and "map" have in common 5) Exercises 6) Answer to Previous Exercise 7) Past Information 8) Credits 9) Licensing ----- 1) Introduction Before we finish looking at arrays in Perl, I thought we should take a. ; User Groups: Get in contact with Rubyists in your area. ) So maybe Perl 6 might be useful at least for scripting jobs that can benefit from its powerful expressiveness… and can afford to run 250 times slower than Perl 5. Bug 423439: Tabs in comments will be converted to four spaces, due to a b; ug in Perl as of Perl 5. =HI! To avoid any uncertainty: the subject is a parody for similar discussion on perl6-internals@ about Parrot.