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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • So he says (I'm paraphrasing from memory), "At my shop (a medium-sized investment bank) the amount of Perl that people are writing is really going down. People are writing a lot of JRuby and JPython because the Java libraries have gotten so much better and Perl 6 hasn't come out."

    I tend to think of FUD as malicious. This guy was just giving you the scoop from where he sits, sounds like it might have been a soliticited comment.

    Not every opinion we might find troubling is FUD.

    In your defense, you later said something about coping with FUDishness. The comment above may not be FUD exactly, but it might share many elements with FUD and need to be addressed in the same ways.