Brussels / 31 January & 1 February 2015


Leapfrogging the bootstrap

Bringing whole module ecosystems to Perl 6.

Perl 6 and its implementation Rakudo are rapidly becoming ready for serious use. What's missing now is the huge module ecosystem that makes Perl 5 the swiss army chain saw it is.

Inline::Perl5 attempts to solve this by allowing you to use Perl 5 modules (including XS modules) in Perl 6. If that's not enough, Inline::Python may jump in and safe the day.


Stefan 'nine' Seifert