Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked
 
PerlMonks  

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I think that the answer is in the profession of Perl programmers, which often are NOT the profession of programmer itself. People of different professions uses Perl for their needs, many of those are system administrators and scientists, not the professional programmers. And if it is a professional programmer, then usually he works on some old project, surrounded by mature colleagues.

As a result, people who uses Perl usually free of programmers' snobbery (which i think is a phenomenon of the new IT culture, based on a fast success and all of this new-age-capitalistic-agile-scrum-sweatshop-shit), because they are not the professional programmers, or they are programmers, but the old ones, with more fundamental education and deep engineering culture. Young professionals often uses their knowledge to dominate in their work area, and now we see that modern capitalism form programming groups (developing in non-Perl languages) for faster developing, and young (non-Perl) programmers does not grow in a traditional engineering groups where mature colleagues can sometimes reason their young padawan to behave, but more in homo homini lupus est environment.

And because of this Perl programmers usually more friendly, because their path is a journey of knowledge, and programming is a way to reveal answer, and not the way of intellectual dominating (which in my opinion is a refute of intellect itself and more in the nature of younger (non-cultured) than older people of all professions).




  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others drinking their drinks and smoking their pipes about the Monastery: (7)
    As of 2020-11-28 16:28 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      No recent polls found

      Notices?