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Tue Apr 8 11:36:13 BST 2008
Adrian Lai wrote:
> On 08/04/2008, Bradley Dean <bjdean at bjdean.id.au> wrote:
>> Just a quick thought - having the sentence "Perl is a dead language" as
>> part of the first thing you read on the advocacy page might give the wrong
>> If I'm a person/organisation thinking about using perl and come across the
>> page I might not have heard that "perl is dead" - but I have now. Given
>> that I've heard about it on a perl community page I might stop reading
>> there for a moment and go looking around for why _not_ to use perl (whereas
>> I started looking for why I _should_ use perl).
> Yes - thank you. I was never particularly happy with my phrasing.
> Threw it together in a bit of a rush and then couldn't think of any
> vast improvements I could make.
> I'll probably use your text unless there are any huge complaints...
I don't see why you would say it at all. It's best left off the page altogether IMO.
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