Random Perl ... rant

Ash Berlin ash_cpan at firemirror.com
Thu Apr 3 19:08:59 BST 2008

On 3 Apr 2008, at 18:23, Jonathan Rockway wrote:

> * On Thu, Apr 03 2008, Dean Wilson wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 08:14:57AM -0500, Jonathan Rockway wrote:
>>> I'll add to this that I don't think it's a coincidence that most  
>>> of the
>>> best programmers choose tools other than Windows and Visual Studio.
>> I've heard that before (from DDH about macs) and it's always irked
>> me - so prove your statement.
> This isn't a proof so much as an interesting exercise.  Go find your
> favorite CPAN modules, then ask the author what editor they use.  I
> doubt anything other than vi(m), emacs, and textmate will come up.  If
> you ask in the Ruby, C, haskell, or lisp communities you will probably
> get similar results.  (Java people tend to use NetBeans or Eclipse for
> the same reason that Lisp people use emacs.  They can extend it in  
> their
> native language.)
> Regards,
> Jonathan Rockway
> -- 
> print just => another => perl => hacker => if $,=$"

And you can write plugins for visual studio in C++ or any .net laguage. 

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