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Re: Python or Perl for a Debian maintainance project?

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 09:29:20PM +0000, Will Newton wrote:
> On Thursday 19 Feb 2004 8:22 pm, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > All well-written perl is like this. If it's not clean and precise then
> > it's bad perl. The fact that there is a lot of bad perl around does
> > not affect this.
> In my experience it is not so much that there is bad Perl, which there is, but 
> that Perl doesn't seem to scale to large teams.

Then your experience has been entirely of bad perl. It's that simple.

> Are there any projects out there with ~200,000 lines of Perl and 8-10 
> full-time developers that aren't a total train wreck? (I know of one at least 
> that is)

Evidently "yes", then.

There's also perl itself.

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