Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Matt Sergeant msergeant at
Mon Oct 16 14:28:47 BST 2006

On 14-Oct-06, at 4:40 AM, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> This paragraph all seems plausible and consistent to me, but then  
> it makes
> me wonder "why is Perl special?"
> Why aren't we aware of the places where C programmers write bad  
> Python or
> bad Ruby? Surely Sturgeon's Law applies to other languages too?

You only have to look at some of the most popular Python out there to  
see Perl isn't special in this regard. Look at the source for  
BitTorrent some time.


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