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in reply to Total Perl Domination

Or maybe that should be, "Larry will take it." Of course he takes things that work, based on the experience of the collective, not just his own. His approach to Perl as something resembling a natural language rather than an orthogonal, abstract mathemtical construct is what led to the success it has seen.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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Re: Re: Total Perl Domination
by cjf (Parson) on Jun 03, 2002 at 00:57 UTC
    His approach to Perl as something resembling a natural language

    For those who haven't read it yet, Natural Language Principles in Perl is very interesting and well worth the read.