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  • Re: How? (Score:-1, Troll)

    by yaphet (484) <> on 2001.01.04 22:51 (#914)
    it doesn't matter what we are prepared to accept
    as individuals: the market has spoken; and better
    technology - php - has prevailed, spectacularly...
    just as perl failed to meet "consumers" needs and
    allowed python to win mind - and market - share,
    perl allowed php (which rules...) to take the lead.

    perl's and python's "failures" have given birth to a
    superior language - ruby - which, with mod_ruby
    & eruby (embedded ruby - like php) has already
    defeated python in japan. ruby will (eventually...)
    defeat perl and python globally, unless ruby takes
    the same road and fails to understand the market.

    i don't expect that to happen...

    i'm waiting to see what - if anything - perl people
    will do to prevent perl from being marginalized...

    no matter what's next, perl has been a good time.

    heretics of perl;