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Re: What's the story behind the camel?

by Parham (Friar)
on May 12, 2003 at 13:43 UTC ( #257424=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What's the story behind the camel?

I read this somewhere (not an exact quote because I can't seem to find it).

"Perl is a lot like a camel, it may look ugly in the end, but it does the job, and does it well"

I think that quote related directly to perl's obfuscation though.

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