introspection (and Perl 6)

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Thu Jan 24 21:33:08 GMT 2008

On 24 Jan 2008, at 16:13, ben at wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 05:51:37PM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 12:40:03PM -0500, Jeff Anderson wrote:
>> [...]
>>> Amen to that. I have learned from recent experience that what I  
>>> like is
>>> not as important as writing code that fits in with the  
>>> environment of
>>> people I work with. I try to avoid extremes -- Java/COBOL on one  
>>> side and
>>> now Perl 6 on the other.*
>> APL makes Perl look verbose. I note you can now get free APL  
>> interpreters
>> and fonts if you want to start writing those JAAHs.
> Indeed. There are even places that might want to employ you if you  
> had mad
> APL skillz, what's more.

Come now, not *all* hedge funds use APL for their arbitrage program  

Dave Hodgkinson
Back in the Market Risk swamp

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