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Re: perl is offensive



On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 10:37:30PM +0000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> Manoj tells me he has proposed sanitising debian by ridding it of perl.
> This email is to second his proposal.  I feel perl's "there's more
> than one way to do it" attitude to be offensive and harmful to young,
> inexperienced programmers and could seduce them down a dark path.
> As it stands, perl is inappropriate to be on the box my brother uses.

I hope every single message like this is being Cc'ed to "Lazarus
Long"...

There do, after all, have to penalties for wasting so many people's
time.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |    You can have my PGP passphrase when
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    you pry it from my cold, dead
branden@debian.org                 |    brain.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    -- Adam Thornton

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