Perl is dead

Nicholas Clark nick at
Wed Dec 3 19:01:33 GMT 2008

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 06:42:14PM +0000, James Laver wrote:

> going bust but it's still going (albeit somewhat wounded). On the other
> hand, the PHP market is brilliant, just for the most part it pays pretty
> badly (and you have to work with PHP...).

And, as conversations on IRC seem to be suggesting, you sometimes have to work
with the things designed by people who self-taught themselves programming with

Not that there isn't crack out there in the world of codebases written in
Perl. Or, I suspect, in any other language. Except, maybe, APL.

Nicholas Clark

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