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Re^2: Curious about Perl's strengths in 2018

by Jenda (Abbot)
on Apr 23, 2018 at 13:48 UTC ( #1213428=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Curious about Perl's strengths in 2018
in thread Curious about Perl's strengths in 2018

  • We apparently use a different definition of the word clean.
  • While still being way slower than anything else.
  • In combination with it's "clean" syntax, deceptively at the first glance kinda similar to another, older and well known language, this is bound to lead to impossible to decipher code.
  • While being an overkill most of the time and another ad hoc change from things people know, but with \d still matching insanely way too much.
  • Yeah, that's nice. If done right.
  • Aaaand ... the design is finally stable and ... erm ... implemented?
  • mkay
  • And there's maybe five people that understand it all.
  • With lovely line noisy syntax

Enoch was right!
Enjoy the last years of Rome.

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