[OT] Perl woes

James Laver james.laver at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 12:57:32 GMT 2009

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Andy Armstrong <andy at hexten.net> wrote:
> On 29 Jan 2009, at 12:41, James Laver wrote:
>> Apparently not, I was just under the impression it did have it.
>> I've programmed objc for all of 5 minutes before deciding I didn't
>> like it, not a language I'm even claiming competence in.
> I've not used it for a few years - but I rather like it. If you need the
> speed of C, objects and the luxury of refcounted memory management it's lot
> less offensive than C++. Maybe that's not saying much :)

Once you throw boost into the mix, C++ becomes a lot more tolerable.

I don't find C++ particularly offensive, I'd just rather work in
something more high-level (like Perl).

And with other people writing all the XS I could ever use, with any
luck I'll never have to use the perl API again...


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