Communicating with Code

Steve Mynott steve at
Fri Jan 23 09:51:13 GMT 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 08:32:41AM +0000, Paul Makepeace typed:

> One of the original Gmail authors on benefits of using prototypes and the
> ease of developing those prototypes (rather than slick presentations),
> One of the wins IMO with Perl is how quickly you can bang something out that
> does useful work (esp. on the command line!), whether for a demonstration or
> actually solving the problem right there.

The trouble is that prototype then goes live and you have to maintain

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