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Re: Why we're here

From:
Joshua N Pritikin
Date:
July 24, 2000 06:18
Subject:
Re: Why we're here
Message ID:
20000724091757.K732@ghostwheel.wks.na.deuba.com
On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 01:18:06PM +0200, jquiroga@pobox.com wrote:
> Why is this? Because most potential Perl users are very different
> than the UNIX and C programmers Larry wanted to attract when he
> designed Perl to be universally useful. They aren't stupid, they
> just don't see the benefits.
> 
> Perl 6 should provide ammunition to shoot this damaging perception.
> Above all, less complexity.

The *option* of less complexity!  I propose that complexity be a
configuration parameter.  Perl6 will be "embedded perl" -- fits all
sizes.

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