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Re: (job) security through obscurity

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 09, 2018 at 07:06 UTC ( #1221967=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (job) security through obscurity

This is exactly what gives Perl a bad name... but it pays the bills. And maybe you get to clear some of Perl's good name in the process.

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Re^2: (job) security through obscurity
by RonW (Parson) on Sep 11, 2018 at 21:24 UTC
    This is exactly what gives Perl a bad name...

    The same could be said about any other programming language:

    "We used to use X, but now we use Y and nobody here knows X. We need someone to deal with that stinking pile of X so we don't have to."

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