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Re: I miss Perl.

Elaine -HFB- Ashton
May 1, 2000 11:37
Re: I miss Perl.
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Larry Wall [] quoth:
*>Well, sure, and one doesn't have to marry just anybody.  In larger groups
*>one has less choice about the matter.

Unless, of course, you come from a culture where arranged marriages are
the norm.

It is the fact that people are exercising their choice between something
that used to be enjoyable and something that is more enjoyable that is

*>Before what?  I shoot Tom?  Before Tom figures out he's not supposed to
*>whack the ears off the servants of the high priest, even if Jesus is
*>getting arrested?

Before something drastic happens. I don't have a notion of what that might
be, but the diaspora can't be all good.

*>People are irreplaceable, and I do hope everyone here (including Tom)
*>learns to value people above ideals.

I was speaking in a broader sense. There are a great number of unique
people here, but configure will need to be tended and someone will
ultimately do the job. Lost time, however, cannot be replaced.

*>But I am under no illusions.  If history teaches us anything, it's that
*>everyone will be part of the problem, but not everyone will be part of the

History also tends to repeat itself.

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