No problem. I rather enjoyed it too and that was a great line!Perl is fantastic for processing text - regular expressions are great for picking out stuff from strings - but unfortunately Perl programs have a tendency to grow unreadable rather quickly (unless you exercise strict self control :) Been there, done that.
Yeah, he told he on Twitter he didn't hate Java. I've only used Perl a few
times about 8 years ago.
Quote from Twitter:
"I don't *hate* java, I just think it's a huge waste of good resources, like
Windows. :) Better to choose more efficient paths."
Looks like Paul Graham has a bunch of essays, I'll have to start to read
some of them.
It amazes me how many "high-profile" (term used loosely :)) programmers
there are here in Oregon. Kent Beck is in southern Oregon, Randal Shwartz
and Linus Torvalds here in Portland and Joshua Marinacci (Sun JavaFX guru)
in the Eugene area.
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