164 comments at https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15004216 from 2017.
> unlike Python, Swift, or Elixir, Perl 6 can can access arbitrary graphemes by position in constant time
So can Python, I thought.
> As a long-time Ragel addict, I really wanted to like Perl 6’s grammar engine, but the lack of decent failure handling means I can’t endorse it except as a refactorable regex machine.
I also like Ragel, and one of the idle thoughts, were I to try Perl 6, was for a parsing project that would exercise the grammar engine.