[Israel.pm] Essay: The Joy of Perl
srikanth.madani at vodafone.com
Thu Feb 12 04:47:23 PST 2004
Larry Wall as a Linguist, tried to make Perl feel like a natural language.
And it indeed does, more than any other language I have encountered.
What about Cobol? Surely it's got a lot of natural statements in it? Add,
subtract from etc. :-)
The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be
regarded as a criminal offense.
-- E. W. Dijkstra
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