I want to see people using Perl to glue things together creatively, not just technically but also socially.
Although the Perl Slogan is There's More Than One Way to Do It, I hesitate to make 10 ways to do something.larry wall
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.)
A novice had a problem and could not find a solution. "I know," said the novice, "I'll just use Perl!" The novice now had two problems.erik naggum
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
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
Anybody want a binary telemetry frame editor written in Perl?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
As pointed out in a followup, Real Perl Programmers prefer things to be visually distinct.larry wall
The court finds everyone to be in contempt (including himself:;:-), and orders everyone sentenced to five years hard labor. (Working on Perl, of course.)larry wall
I view the JVM as just another architecture that Perl ought to be ported to. (That, and the Underwood typewriter...)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
Perl is the ultimate language for text manipulation, and it has powerful tools for manipulation of lists and other data structures.
And what defines a ' python activist' anyway? Blowing up Perl installations worldwide?
Perl is designed to give you several ways to do anything, so consider picking the most readable one.
And what defines a 'python activist' anyway? Blowing up Perl installations worldwide?