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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You honestly think that in a mere 10 years, it will be impossible to get a job as a C programmer? We'll have operating systems written in Haskell and word processors written in Erlang?

    C was being used to write operating systems 33 years ago, and it's still going strong. There will always be a call for a language that lets you be somewhat platform-independent while still giving you the ability to get very close to the bare metal.

    There is a place for functional programming--many places, as a matter of fac

    • You honestly think that in a mere 10 years, it will be impossible to get a job as a C programmer?

      Um, read the footnote again. That assertion is as valid (and as plausible) as the assertion that today, August 2006, the number of Perl Monger groups is very nearly the same as the number of people on the planet (+/- ~10%), and by this time next year, the number of Perl Monger groups will exceed the human population of the Earth by roughly 10x.