I just got an email from someone who read my "Why Perl Advocacy Is A Bad Idea" piece and failed to see the joke. He accused me of saying that Python and Tcl programmers are idiots and as a Python programmer himself he took massive offence at this.
Now, I don't think that I say that at all in the article, but does anyone else get that sense from it? What worries me more is that an article that was supposed to be gently mocking the Perl community itself can be seen as offensive to Python programmers.
Maybe I should put a big flashing "this is a joke" banner at the top of the page.
At times like these I wish gnat's Python talk was online, but I can see why it isn't