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What's the story behind the camel?
Just for the fun.
Glossing Claude Nougaro (a french singer):
Perl is a starry night guiding camelful of words in the desert. Sometimes crossing some bony remains, languages rendered inert.
My oh my, why did I wonder into those dunes so soon ?
Was I expecting Larry, wearing his cloak of threaded moon? "I enjoy your thirst", he
would have said, "drink this, water for the mental". And I would have
drink the verses, of a language so fondamental.
shiny regexes and rules offered by Perl 6
other CPAN module
by looking at it on my monitor
I print it and I read it in spare time
first I convert it into $FORMAT, then I parse it
I hire someone to do it
using my custom module
I write a brand new language to do the task
on the server where I play as human, XML is forbidden
what is XML?
I speak XML natively
I write a new grammar for Perl 6
some other way
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