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in reply to craigslist hires Larry Wall and explicitly supports Perl 6 development

Happy for Larry. Should make his family life a little easier.

But, if he's now being paid to do what he was doing anyway, does that represent forward progress, or simply more comfortable stagnation?

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Re^2: craigslist hires Larry Wall and explicitly supports Perl 6 development
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 19, 2013 at 07:09 UTC

    But, if he's now being paid to do what he was doing anyway, does that represent forward progress, or simply more comfortable stagnation?

    It represents forward progress, obviously ; now he's funded