On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Larry Wall wrote:
But we're trying to design the OO features (indeed, all of Perl 6)
such that you can usefully cargo cult those aspects that are of
immediate interest without being forced to learn the whole thing.
It's not the number one design goal, but it's right up there.
So you're talking about a "positive", tame form of cargo cult, giving the
latter a good name...
you need a brain hack. or a brain of any sort. try a nematode first. the
small incremental improvement won't be such a shock. then you can
graduate to segmented worm brains.
- Uri Guttman in clpmisc, "Array Sort Using Regex Matching Fails"