Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling
 
PerlMonks  

Re: "There are some stunningly novel ideas in Perl" -- Paul Graham

by TimToady (Parson)
on Apr 28, 2003 at 16:28 UTC ( #253735=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to "There are some stunningly novel ideas in Perl" -- Paul Graham

Well, I can't speak for Paul Graham, but I think that many of the special global variables are stunningly bad, especially all those that relate to filehandles. Either form of select is a botch. It turned out to be a bad idea to overload $, @, and % as context selectors for the subscript.

Basically, look at the Apocalypses from the viewpoint of figuring out what the p5-to-p6 translator will have to deal with, and that's where the stunningly bad bits tend to be.


Comment on Re: "There are some stunningly novel ideas in Perl" -- Paul Graham
Select or Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://253735]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others drinking their drinks and smoking their pipes about the Monastery: (12)
As of 2014-08-27 16:40 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The best computer themed movie is:











    Results (244 votes), past polls