On 03/08/2011 09:11 AM, Shlomi Fish wrote:
Now, a lot of us have tried to market Perl 5 as a language that is "easy to
learn" and "not so hard" and "not exactly Rocket science", but maybe we should
admit that while one can master a small subset of it pretty quickly, it is
still positively huge and has many dark corners and lots of small gotchas. So
in essence saying something like "Perl - do you have the brains for it?"
(possibly phrased better).

Reminds me of a lightning talk I was giving ten years ago :-)

"Why Perl Advocacy is a Bad Idea"


Not to be taken entirely seriously.


Dave Cross :: d...@dave.org.uk

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