Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #6macros, 2017-08-29

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06:55 masak heh. true.
06:55 masak maybe write it down as "007 is more like Python in that spot"
06:57 masak Python definitely upholds a distinction between statements and expressions
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11:50 Ven`` Well, that's certainly a part of Python I dislike (I really really don't like single-statement lambdas)
11:50 Ven`` I'd definitely rather we go the Perl 6-functionalish side rather than the Python 3 "we should have removed lambda" side.
16:18 masak I hear you.
16:19 masak the thing is, if we use JavaScript as a tie-breaker, JavaScript also quite clearly distinguishes between statements and expressions.
16:20 masak in fact, I would argue that Perl 5 and Perl 6 do too.
16:22 masak I'm still a little bit surprised at the fervor that exists for the "everything is an expression" viewpoint.
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18:13 Ven`` Is that so surprising when we're talking about Lisp?
18:14 Ven`` Also, I did mention it in the context of JS and the hacks Coffee goes through
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