> Don't be so sure. There are many other languages
> out there, all of which have their uses and several
> of which do what Perl does at the same level (or
> possibly even better?).
The language that will be the problem solver du jour 20 years from now will have more to do with what 800 pound gorilla is backing it and less with what it can actually get done. Perl will always be an underdog in the corporate world that we live in.
> It would be far, far better to focus on why Perl
> isn't so good, and how we can fix it.
I think that they have that pretty well covered.
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