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From:
Tom Christiansen
Date:
May 25, 2000 14:42
Subject:
Re: Thoughts on maintaining perl
Message ID:
8943.959290948@chthon
>> I dunno, I am not sure I buy it.  Can you give us an example of
>> well-written Perl code that would be very difficult for 
>> another reasonably
>> competent Perl programmer to maintain?

>That's easy - pick any random piece of code from CPAN.
>(or just from the well written subset :-). The odds are
>high that it uses some idiom you aren't familir with and
>will stop you in your tracks when you are trying to
>debug through it in detail.

I disbelieve.

--tom

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