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Re: On Perl's "contractions"

by biosysadmin (Deacon)
on Aug 11, 2004 at 04:08 UTC ( #381859=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to On Perl's "contractions"
in thread Legible or Obfuscated?

Right on. There's an amazing amount of natural language principles in Perl, including contractions and pronouns. I really enjoy reading Larry Wall's writing about Perl and the linguistic concepts he incorporated into the language, he has a great essay on his site about it: Natural Language Principles in Perl.

I definitely know that I miss Perlish idioms in other languages, and I'm certain that I'm not the only one. Other languages are learning though, Java recently added a foreach loop in Java 1.5. :)


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