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Re^2: What can bring the excitement back to Perl?
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Did you ask them what technology they were using? And why? And was the answer "Because it is exciting"?
A program should be light and agile, its subroutines connected like a string of pearls. The spirit and intent of the program should be retained throughout. There should be neither too little or too much, neither needless loops nor useless variables, neither lack of structure nor overwhelming rigidity." - The Tao of Programming, 4.1 - Geoffrey James