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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • It's not so much "why sigils are great" as "why bizarro heuristics for guessing variable bindings suck." Python's rules for introducing new variable bindings are stupid, but simple. Perl's are explicit and reasonable. Ruby's make me want to strangle kittens.