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Elaine -HFB- Ashton
May 1, 2000 09:23
Re: I miss Perl.
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Larry Wall [] quoth:
*>find it's valuable to slow down the pace of core change as Perl grows
*>up, and that means I let people chew on things longer.  And it is an
*>unfortunate fact of human nature that folks can't get their ideas
*>chewed on without feeling a bit chewed on themselves.  Goes with the
*>territory.  Hang in there, and keep on chewin'.  :-)

Asbestos panties aside, one doesn't put mice in with the python and expect
there to be much chewing or many survivors. 

*>Good marriages work this way too, by the way.  I love my wife differently
*>than I did at the beginning, but I certainly don't love her any less.

Most all human relationships work this way, but I dare say certain people 
are more welcome to chew than others. 

I think the point is valid. I admire Tom's passion and dedication to
certain matters but the delivery scares all but those who were raised in a
environment of equal or greater fury. 

A lot of people have left. How many will it take?

Not that people are irreplaceable, but time has value above all.


"A spooful of sugar helps the medicine go down in the most
		delightful way..." -- M. Poppins

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