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Re: Re: Future Perl development

February 28, 2007 09:42
Re: Re: Future Perl development
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On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 04:23:23PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 05:21:38PM +0100, demerphq wrote:
> > On 2/28/07, dreamwvr <> wrote:
> > >PERL is great. PERL is good. However a _builtin_ switch statement nice.
> > 
> > You mean like the one in perl 5.9.x soon to be 5.10?
> > 
> > And please, on this list at least dont call it PERL. We get all
> > freaked out and want to start strangling puppies and stuff when people
> > do that...
> But surely it's OK to SHOUT about how great PERL is? :-)
> ./perl -Ilib -le 'use feature "switch"; given (shift) { when (/Rules/i) { print "Coming soon"} }' rUlEs
> Coming soon
> [in a 5.9.x near you. Now we just need to help Rafael get it shipped]
> Nicholas Clar
IMO perception is quite important. Me thinks many really have no
clue including me just how far the lingo has/can go. High profile 
examples that sell the sizzle rather than steak per se. Actually
I do know it is limitless. I guess what I am saying examples that 
make ppl think cool I just need to learn how to do that. Then
play it forward. I the face examples are always good. I think many
simply feel their brains might melt.. ;) Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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