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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • It's the same thing I ran into in linguistics: no-one wants to have a theory. Those are mundane and dull and too contintent on stupid stuff like facts (like whether [s] actually last a few milliseconds longer in words where it's a plural marker, or yawners like that). Instead, everyone wants to have a METAtheory, with a SPECIAL NEW NOTATION which is ostentatious and trendy, altho no-one will admit it. And if you don't have

    So it is with programming. No-one wants anything as mundane as a list, or a string