Duct Tape Quotation
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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