I know, I know, it's not Perl anymore, but still. Life is stranger than fiction.
Anyway, I think Raku is very good for Ethereum as well for any other blockchains.
Not familiar with the lore behind why it would interesting in the language formerly known as Perl
Did it lack cryptography libraries for a long time or was it notoriously bad at something?
The author is referring to this when juxtaposing it with it being used for a financial system.
Camels have a long history of transporting wealth. So it isn't all quiet over at CPAN ;)
Never going back there again.