[CentOS] OT: programming language for morons (newbie friendly language in Open Source world)

Mon Dec 13 22:45:44 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 12/13/2010 4:32 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> <snip>
>> -1 Perl is a withering dinosaur.
> <snip>
>> I expect by the time P6 arrives very few people will care;  Perl has
>> been fading for a long time.
> ROTFLMAO! It'll wither some time after the last COBOL program is
> retired... and definitely after java dies with a stake through its heart.

Yeah - that is kind of funny, especially for sysadmin type work.  And by 
the way, there is a usable Perl 6 implimentation released, for some 
definitions of usable: http://rakudo.org/.  But, I'm not sure there's a 
good reason to move away from perl 5.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com