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Re^3: Perl in Stack Overflow 2020 Survey

by AppleFritter (Vicar)
on Jun 10, 2020 at 20:19 UTC ( #11117919=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Perl in Stack Overflow 2020 Survey
in thread Perl in Stack Overflow 2020 Survey

Actually, it's right in there in his post, if you trim the excess fat away from the meat:

I feel absolutely certain in saying that “programming-language popularity contests” simply do not matter. Do not bother with them.

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Re^4: Answers in Bowl Overflow 2020 Survey
by Your Mother (Archbishop) on Jun 11, 2020 at 04:57 UTC

    Except this wasn’t a popularity contest. This was a survey of active professional programmers and probably the biggest one anyone has ever conducted given the growth of the SO community. So even the single nugget of near sanity you mined from that study of experimental laxative output was misguided, misplaced, misinformed.

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