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Re: Perl Programming within Debian

On Sat, 2006-12-30 at 21:20 +0200, David Baron wrote:
> PERL style has changed radically over the years as has its usage 
> (PERL==PErsonal Report Language and who uses it for this nowadays?). Object 
> oriented programming (with silly syntax) can be as good as newer languages. 
> PERL can be readable as c (but that is not saying so much).

Oh, boy. Perl is just *Perl*. Not PERL, PeRl, Practical Extraction and
Reporting Language, PErsonal Report Language... NO nothing but Perl.

I have been scolded and admonished by Higher ups in the Perl "world",
those being Perl core team members, top Perl Monks and many on the Perl

For your own safety and not to be laghed out of a Perl conference or
mocked by hundreds please use it as:


Perl is Perl. Period.

(Yes I know, no need to point out the fallacy.)
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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