Perl is dead

Zbigniew Lukasiak zzbbyy at
Thu Dec 4 15:20:43 GMT 2008

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Abigail <abigail at> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 01:40:41PM +0000, Avleen Vig wrote:
>> We could just ask people what the don't like about perl, or what
>> they'd like to see change / improve.
>> They'll probably rattle off a list of things which they like about
>> other languages which they don't like in perl, but that's not
>> necessarily a bad thing. It might show us the strengths in other
>> languages that we lack?
> Hmmm. So, we go to Python people, and they gives a us a list of things
> they don't like about Perl. We go back to our woodshop, and turn Perl into
> Python. Then we go to the Java guys and ask them. And out next version of
> Perl will look like Java.

Hmmmm.  Sounds like a plan.  Maybe we could go to some sed people and
ask them and then  some C, awk and the Bourne Shell people?

Zbigniew Lukasiak

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