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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.

     |  PLEASE  |
     |  DO NOT  |
     | FEED THE |
     |  TROLLS  |
         |  |
         |  |

(The troll being Lazarus, not Matthew or Manoj or whoever. Seriously,
the point's been made, why are we continuing to waste so much airtime on
it when we have much better things to do?)

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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