On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 06:17:19PM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> The obvious and cutting rejoinder for me to make would be:
> "Hey. If I believed this, I'd still be writing Perl."
Don't look now, but your bias is showing. :)
> What *is* going on over there, anyway? It is unfortunately true that
> the effort looks stalled from the outside. I'd be happy to revise that
> opinion if there are whitepapers or design notes or a Wiki or something
> I could look at.
> (Cripes. I only dissed Perl mildly. I gave Java a much
> rougher time and basically consigned Tcl to an early grave
> -- but no flamage from *those* guys...)
Hey, all I gave was gentle correction on the state of Perl 5. Bluntly, you got
that very wrong. If you want flamage, I could provide. :)
So what if I have a fertile brain? Fertilizer happens.
-- Larry Wall in <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>