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I notice that all the best perl resources are antique, broken, and unmaintained - lagging well behind all competition for some time now.

Perls strongest asset, CPAN, sits mostly abandoned; it's polluted with junk that doesn't work, with nobody wanting (or allowed) to fix anything, useless search, no statistics, no way to comprehend what might be "mature" versus what's an incomplete shell of worthlessness, an interface from the stoneages, and simply horrific security concerns.

Perl itself doesn't even exist and any of todays most popular devices! (and yes, by "exist", I'm not coutning the dedicated hackers who've violated warranties or dedicated weeks to somehow shoehorning something into their own personal device. If it's on less than 0.001% of phones/tables/whatever, and/or used by 0.000 of applications out there - it doesn't exist)

I'm going for "1st July 2011" as the official day that perl finally died.

R.I.P.


In reply to What was the date that perl actually died? by cnd

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