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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I recall […] having a Java fan derisively say to me “People still use Perl?”

    I have two data points here… consider first what chromatic says [oreillynet.com], and then on that basis, ponder a remark from Piers Cawley [bofh.org.uk]. Hmm…

    • I don't know many Java folks who have as a goal that the average person should be able to write a computer program now and then... which is odd, when I consider that a very strong design goal of the language was so that barely-trained monkeys should be able to program without doing too much damage.