Duct Tape Quotation

andrew-perl08@mail.black1.org.uk andrew-perl08 at mail.black1.org.uk
Tue Nov 20 10:50:08 GMT 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 08:02:05PM -0500, Uri Guttman wrote:
> >     1995   Economist 1 July    The..servers that make up the most
> >     popular part of the Internet are often written in Perl, and
> >     virtually all Web-based information exchanges are handled with the language.
> that is bizarre. they must be conflating cgi/perl apps with the web
> servers themselves. and no way did 100% of the web exchange run on
> perl. i can't guess percentage but c was in heavy use for crawlers
> and such. but this is not a quote from a technical source so it can
> be just amusing anyway.

Maybe they are being economical with the truth (not sure when that phrase was invented either).
More likely not knowing what they were talking about:

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