Databasen - Revisited
abuse at cabal.org.uk
Thu Oct 19 12:15:07 BST 2006
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 11:39:59AM +0100, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> On 19 Oct 2006, at 11:12, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> MySQL is a tainted brand, plain and simple.
> As is perl to much of the outside world.
I would tend to agree with much of the outside world, I'm afraid.
On average, Perl programs are a bag of shite (compare with badly-designed
databases) and the Perl interpreter has some quite annoying deficiencies
(compare with dumb misfeatures in SQL engines).
The bell curve is just a different shape for Perl than it is for other
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