introspection (and Perl 6)

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at
Tue Jan 22 15:54:08 GMT 2008

On Jan 22, 2008 4:03 PM, chromatic <chromatic at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 January 2008 04:45:56 Andy Wardley wrote:
> > Ovid wrote:
> > > If they can't read the language I write in, that's their fault.
> > Prognost!  Nimple friz blicket par goodlim extrapulous! Po do no jimble
> > frubnest?
> If you're going to hire people to maintain software you care about, but don't
> care enough to hire people who know the language, how to write to your
> company's coding standards, or even how to look up syntax in the flippin'
> manual, do us all a favor and send out lots of press releases about your
> strategy.

But I did not say anything about maintaining the code - just about
reading it.  There might be many more people just peeking into your
code (especially if it is Open Source) than those that have the job of
maintaining it.


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