[Israel.pm] Essay: The Joy of Perl

Srikanth Madani srikanth.madani at vodafone.com
Thu Feb 12 04:47:23 PST 2004


Great write-up.

<quote>
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.
<end quote>

What about Cobol? Surely it's got a lot of natural statements in it?  Add,
subtract from etc. :-)

Cheers,
Srikanth Madani
The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be
regarded as a criminal offense.
   -- E. W. Dijkstra




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