Not only is the PM praise good, but also knowing what plans he's got for modules are rather exciting and interesting. Parse::FastDescent, for example, as well as the "evil" that can be raised with Parse::Perl :-)
Of course, /. also has posted a link to the article, and as usually, there's the handful of negative commentary in addition to some useful ones. Of note that I saw was that someone was trying to demonstrate the various design patterns in the Book of Four as done in perl; the site is patternsinperl.com, and run by Nigel Wetters. Looks to be an interesting project.
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