TROLL!!!! That's what your boss' post screams!
It is so blatantly biased that I don't think it is worth
answering it with any Perl advocacy. Look at Dominus
Why I Hate Advocacy , breathe, and above all avoid a
flame war that will only damage you.
Just ignore him, that should get your boss mad and he
will probably troll with some even more stupid points
(why use Perl when you have Lisp? Any Emacs user knows
List so there is an endless supply of Lisp programmers,
as opposed to only those 2 guys at Yahoo and that guy