Better Perl

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at
Thu Apr 3 17:33:48 BST 2008

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Nigel Rantor <wiggly at> wrote:
> Abigail wrote:
> > Furthermore, I do not believe a language needs a "killer application",
> > nor a myriad of shops using said language as their main programming
> > language. Neither duct tape, nor post-it notes have a "killer
> application",
> > nor are the products consisting mostly of duct tape or post-it notes.
> > But noone is afraid those products are "dying".
> >
> > I have always believed that Perl strength lies in it being a toolbox.
> >
>  Right on. All I want is more tools, with better interfaces in my Perl
> toolkit...

Hmm - I did not state that explicitely - but that is exactly what I
want - and my whole analysis was about how to get that.  If more
people use Perl then there is more demand for better Perl tools -
that's the main idea (and that is what is behind 'positive

>   n

Zbigniew Lukasiak

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