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The irony is that the very attempt to be one tool for everything caused Perl's own destruction. Perl 5 is still used by some veterans for small scripts but who wants to use Perl 6?

Unix follows the KISS principle, and that is key for success. Albert Einstein said: "Keep things as simple as possible but not too simple". In that sense Unix and Posix are well done. However, that doesn't mean that good ideas like Nushell are not welcome.




I think the failure of Perl 6 was caused by a lack of community building and implementation leadership, not by trying to be too many things at once.




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