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This thread in general, and your post in particular with its 10 references, have probably increased the Google ranking of this obscure and unimportant site way up. Even though (I think) most of the references have been negative.
It's that old cliche coming true again: any publicity is good publicity.
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
In reply to Re^2: Perl is sinking (*****): all time low for Perl