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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Whenever I here someone say "Why are we wasting time doing $this_thing, when we should be doing $that_thing" I get a little annoyed, and it someone you have to guard yourself against.

    Whether $this_thing is the JavaScript backend, or Strawberry Perl, or PPI (ALL of which I've seen people use) it's inevitably wrong, because this isn't business, and you don't have to just pick one.

    Open Source coding is far more like evolution, you can go BOTH ways at the same time if you can find two people to work on it, and
    • Whenever I here someone say "Why are we wasting time doing $this_thing, when we should be doing $that_thing" I get a little annoyed, and it someone you have to guard yourself against.

      I knew such remarks could be both offensive and stupid, so I simply said that in my mind. Don't worry. :)

      I think open source development is all about freedom...not only the freedom of the products it produces, but also the freedom of the design decisions the developers make. The audience may have the right to make comments, or to ask questions, but never have the right to make or modify a decision for the developers.

      I did too, but more from a "how curious, I wonder where they are going with this..." perspective.

      me too. ;)