Are you sure your code snippet could convince Java coders
to switch to Perl? They would still object the funny
characters "$", "@" and "%". And they would also object
names without a class qualifier, the typeless
definitions of variables, the use of plain functions
instead of methods.
At the same time, Perl coders, even seasoned coders would cringe
when reading your code. Why code a Perl program with a
Can we really convince Java coders to adopt Perl?
Some people love bureaucracy and red tape, others don't
like it, but it gives them a feeling of security, and they
would be afraid to exercise their free will (supposing
they still have one). So, there exist coders that love
code red tape, or feel secure only when bound in code
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