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Thanks for the reply. Per your note, I've e-mailed Reini Urban, as well as Sisyphus and Neil Watkiss.
You mention typed arrays, polymorphism, and a tracing JIT mechanism. I assume these are serious recommendations (not sarcastic)?
I just want to tell you don't lose heart on what chromatic wrote
2013 isn't far away, if you sprint fast enough you can get to something and probably even fail. But you learn tons, fail fast and get something substantial.
Or you may even get there, you never know. How many it has happened people are convinced something is impossible, until somebody comes along and proves them other wise.
If you are determined. Start first. Don't get bogged down by details. Note: Well begun is half done.
Use subroutines for code reuse
Master regular expressions
Write my GUIs with Perl
Abandon CGI in favor of some modern web framework
Put my code in modules
Create CPAN distributions
test and document my code as I write it
Write OOP with or without animal help
Finally switch to a modern Perl style
Create a killer application with Perl
Detoxify from Perl and PerlMonks
Choose another language because Perl is dead
Learn to program for mobile devices
Complete my secret world domination project
None, because the road to hell is paved with good intentions
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