As I said, the point isn't wrong... it's just... misplaced, pointless, silly, not worth whining about, detrimental, revisionist, out of context, hindsight is 20:20, wishing in one hand... And incidentally aiding the laziest monk in the shop in making another empty reply seem reasonable. :P
My view: the Perl hackers who whine about minor issues with Perl do more damage to Perl's rep than all the Pythonistas goose-s^W dancing through the eye of a camel.
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