|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
And well, I realize this is a 'big thing', but I'd miss PerlMonks!
I'd been running down the Java trail and just got frustrated with the lack of real knowledge and community out there... sure there's a a million and six forums out there, but nothing that would tackle difficult questions or offer moral support.
I was also tired of doing file schelping in a shell and reporting in Java... with Perl I got the power and flexibility to do both... so there's another thing I'd miss.
--Jimbus aka Jim Babcock
Wireless Data Engineer and Geek Wannabe
In reply to Re: If I was forced to program in another language, the Perl language feature I would miss most would be: