Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
go ahead... be a heretic
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Re: Nokia Drops Perl

by TVSET (Chaplain)
on Feb 02, 2004 at 22:56 UTC ( #326043=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Nokia Drops Perl
in thread Nokia Drops Perl

Besides, why should I care whether Perl is in my Nokia phone or not? I have a Nokia phone and I can use the phone to call other people, and other people can call me on the phone. It does it work well. Why should it matter to me whether there's Perl under the hood or not?

Boy, that must be an old phone! :)

I, personally, haven't seen a phone release within the last three years that does ONLY calling (in and out). Phones that I've seen are packed with functionality like contact managers, organizers, image, music and movie players and recorders, games and whatever else one could imagine. Modern phones are powerful pieces of equipment and having a proper tool (read: perl) for handling them is a sure plus in my book. :)

Your opinion might differ of course. :)


Comment on Re: Re: Nokia Drops Perl
Re: Nokia Drops Perl
by Abigail-II (Bishop) on Feb 02, 2004 at 23:08 UTC
    But it's the functionality (and its quality) that matters, doesn't? Who cares if the functionality that you wish is driven by Perl or not? As long as your phone can make phonecalls, make coffee, and remove pimples, does it matter whether it's programmed in Perl or Python?

    Let's phrase it this way. If you buy a table, do you care about the brand of hammer the carpenter used? Or is your care about what the carpenter produced with the hammer? If I buy a phone, I care whether the programmer did a good job. I don't care at all whether he used Perl, Python or Cobol for the job.

    Abigail

      But it's the functionality (and its quality) that matters, doesn't? Who cares if the functionality that you wish is driven by Perl or not? As long as your phone can make phonecalls, make coffee, and remove pimples, does it matter whether it's programmed in Perl or Python?

      I understand you point and agree with it.

      On the other hand, it seems to me that you don't expect more then just a phone call functionality from your phone. :) I have more requirements for the phone I use and these requirements are not all satisfied at this moment. If I could have a tool that I am good with I could take care of myself.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://326043]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others lurking in the Monastery: (11)
As of 2014-09-18 22:30 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    How do you remember the number of days in each month?











    Results (125 votes), past polls