Re: Perl Programming within Debian
On Saturday 30 December 2006 21:53, Greg Folkert wrote:
> 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.)
Cool! As I said, things have changed radically since the beginnings.
A fun language regardless :-)