[OT] perl and CLRs

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed May 2 13:15:45 BST 2007

On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 12:33:41PM +0100, Peter Hickman wrote:
> I don't think that Perl is special, it is useful. I find it to be a very
> useful tool for many problems, for other problems I use other languages. I
> do not have a Perl is the only tool you need attitude and I resent being
> labelled as such because I don't think that .NET is the next big thing. So
> I stand by my Fuck off.

As far as I can tell, .NET is liked by the Windows fanboys, mainly because
Microsoft are telling them it's the next big thing[0] and they've been so
stuck in their monoculture they believe it.

[0] I actually typoed that as "next best thing", which is probably somewhat
    closer to the mark.

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