This is actually the least worrisome of the lot:
Although I find writing Perl to be painful for everything but processing text files in a terminal, I found the Perl GTK bindings to be relatively straightforward.
Steve Yegge writes:
You discover that jsdoc is a miserable sod of a Perl script that seg faults on about 50% of your code base, and bear with me here you've vowed never to write another line of Perl, because, well, it's Perl. Pick your favorite reason.
This is by far the worst of the lot, gratuitous Perl bashing:
It's as Marx said, lo these many years ago: "From each language, according to its abilities, to each project, according to its needs."
Oh, except Perl. Perl just sucks, period.
These people don't appear to even know Perl, or at least, don't appear to know it well enough.
Just stop it, please. It's not funny.