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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The (false) laziest language designers and implementers in the world? "Grammar? Parser? Eh, just use XML." To paraphrase Matt Robinson [livejournal.com], whenever a programmer thinks 'I'll just use XML' their computer's speakers should create some sort of cock-shaped soundwave and plunge it repeatedly through their skulls.

    Patrick quoted Larry Wall in his Perl 6 talk to the effect that language designers torment language implementers to the benefit of the users. This would appear to be the opposite.