On Wednesday 16 May 2001 14:49, Nathan Torkington wrote:
> I'm trying to understand what people fear, and why they fear it, so
> that I know how to respond.  Ridiculing, inflaming, or exaggerating
> those fears don't make them go away.

I think the biggest fear isn't that Perl is going to grow out of its niche, 
but that it's going to outgrow it.  It's great that Perl has been able to 
expand to be so many things to so many people, but not at the expense of 
forgetting its roots - of the whole Right Tool / Right Job that it came 

Bryan C. Warnock

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