I want to see people using Perl to glue things together creatively, not just technically but also socially.
The only disadvantage I see is that it would force everyone to get Perl. Horrors.larry wall
The camel has evolved to be relatively self-sufficient. (On the other hand, the camel has not evolved to smell good. Neither has Perl.)
It's not that Perl programmers are idiots, it's that the language rewards idiotic behavior in a way that no other language or tool has ever done.erik naggum
Part of any serious QA is removing Perl code the same way you go over a dilapidated building you inherit to remove chewing gum and duct tape and fix whatever was kept together for real.erik naggum
I guess there are some things that are so gross you just have to forget, or it'll destroy something within you. Perl is the first such thing I have known.erik naggum
If Perl is the solution, you're solving the wrong problem.erik naggum
It is, of course, written in Perl . Translation to C is left as an exercise for the reader.larry wall
You have to admit that it's difficult to misplace the Perl sources.larry wall
Perl has a long tradition of working around compilers.larry wall
Of course, this being Perl , we could always take both approaches.larry wall
A 'goto' in Perl falls into the category of hard things that should be possible, not easy things that should be easy.larry wall
Perl did not get where it is by ignoring psychological factors.larry wall
I try not to confuse roles and traits in my own life. Being the Perl god is a role. Being a stubborn cuss is a trait.larry wall
And what defines a ' python activist' anyway? Blowing up Perl installations worldwide?
Those days are dead and gone and the eulogy was delivered by Perl.
There's no obfuscated Perl contest because it's pointless.
And what defines a 'python activist' anyway? Blowing up Perl installations worldwide?
[Boxed] Multiple bouncing balls in a box are a metaphor for community. Notice how the escaping balls explode. This is what happens to people who move from Perl to Ruby.
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