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Re: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?

Tom Christiansen
April 1, 2000 06:13
Re: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?
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>For ages Win32 folks have been screaming for a Win32 IDE/Editor for Perl. AS

That's because idiots who wouldn't know a great tool if it smashed them 
in their faces are screawing for something they don't need is no escuse
to pay attention to them.  

>are built upon and around it. None use Perl as its scripting/api/macro

You're wrong.  Again.  I use Perl as a scripting langauge within my
editor everyday.  Sometmies I even use it for its Perl API.  And I 
told need your "IDE" nonsense to do so.

>My greatest hope for it is that it be a catalyst for more
>corporate entities to embrace Perl because of it, because, if for no other
>reason, it has buttons. ;-))

>It's my baby and my contribution. It represents thousands of hours of work
>and contribution, despite Tom's rant contrawise. Forgive a bit of earnest

Waste your life doing something pointless and then blaming others
for it, eh?

>Point taken. Normally this is a given. This is unfortunately not true on

You have chosen your own Hell to wallow in.  Now stop complaining
about that choice.

>however, where people are being told that 5.6 is stable and fork()

5.6 is stable.  You're on crack.

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