How To Patch Perl 5

by chromatic

Perl 5 change #33858 adds three new features from Perl 6 to Perl 5.12. With recent interest in implementations of dynamic languages on various virtual machines, I thought it interesting to discuss how a feature comes about and how it works -- even if you're a very happy user of Perl or another dynamic language with no desire ever to look inside your favorite implementation, the details can be enlightening.

Here's how it happened.


2 Comments

what
2008-06-04 19:23:56
what?
hürni
2008-06-07 10:35:04
i absolutely dunno what you talking about...
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hürni