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Re^2: Moose - my new religion

by Your Mother (Canon)
on Nov 29, 2011 at 14:07 UTC ( #940629=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Moose - my new religion
in thread Moose - my new religion

We don't use Perl because of its language-goodness

I do. The CPAN don't enter into it for me at that level. I was virtually unaware of its existence—but not of its various competitors in the high level language space—for the first 5 years I was slinging Perl. I know it's a little bit of the post "Death of Perl" party-line that sure Perl sucks but, hey, look! the CPAN! I've never felt that way at all. I wouldn't be a software engineer if I couldn't use Perl at least most of the time. Paraphrasing what TEH DAMIAN said: I like Perl because it lets me hack the way I think.


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Re^3: Moose - my new religion
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 30, 2011 at 04:52 UTC
    Took me a long time to find CPAN as well, and when I did I found the vast array of modules really daunting at first.

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