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Re: [ID 19991116.002] perl5.005_02: my_setenv() and Term::ReadLine::Gnu

Joshua N Pritikin
November 19, 1999 11:59
Re: [ID 19991116.002] perl5.005_02: my_setenv() and Term::ReadLine::Gnu
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On Fri, Nov 19, 1999 at 01:52:57PM -0500, wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Nov 1999, Tom Christiansen wrote:
> > >What makes you expect this?
> > 
> > History.  Culture.  Precedent.  Sanity.  
> Not documentation?
> Can't Tom and Ilya agree to disagree?

Do not suggest this.  This road leads to hell even faster than our
current trajectory.

> Can't Ilya be ignored when it's
> worth ignoring?  Why does Tom spend so much time and energy putting down
> the irrational or hasty thoughts and ideas of others, when we can all
> judge for ourselves what's good and what's crud?  Is Perl 100%
> deterministic as Ilya seems to think all real programming languages are?
> Nah, but who the hell cares?  Oh, I guess "real programmers".  I'm happy
> not to be a "real programmer" then, or I guess only a "real programmer"
> when I program in C.  And of course, Tom cares, because after all, Ilya
> said something out loud.


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