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Re^6: Is Perl a good career move?

by Anonymous Monk
on Nov 27, 2005 at 22:46 UTC ( #512052=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: Is Perl a good career move?
in thread Is Perl a good career move?

Indeed, once your mind additionally thinks in first-class classes, restartable conditions, unwind-protect (or CALL/CC for the Schemers), bignums, arbitrary-precision arithmetic and is used to building your own abstractions (without jumping through hoops) and incrementally updating/changing programs (including the compiler/runtime) while they run, almost all languages become a major pain in the ass.

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