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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I didn't realize it until I noticed he was touting Rindolf [technion.ac.il] as being an alternative to Perl 6.

    Shlomi also had a habit of posting to p5p about how horribly broken the perl documentation is and how the Camel should be open source and how someone should fix all this. Strangely enough they're usually lacking patches and when the patches do come they're less than earth shattering (though I will admit he has gotten a little better as of late).

    A cursory glance at both Rindolf and his doc patches will show that the man has a very, very shallow vision of what improvements Perl 5 needs. Most of his doc patches concern avoiding confusion for non-native speakers of English (important, but not exactly astounding).

    I'd like to simply say "ignore him" except he's managed to find the Freshmeat megaphone. So hi-ho a debunking I will go.