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Re^3: The Slashdot Interview With Larry Wall

by stevieb (Canon)
on Jul 18, 2016 at 13:47 UTC ( [id://1167971] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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...and:

"What do you say about this criticism and the exploited flaws?"

LW: "Doctor, it hurts when I do this!"

"Well then, don't do that."

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Re^4: The Slashdot Interview With Larry Wall
by Erez (Priest) on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:00 UTC

    I kinda like this quote, from a question, rather than from LW:

    "[learning Perl 6] involves learning a new language I thought I knew well.

    Principle of Least Astonishment: Any language that doesn’t occasionally surprise the novice will pay for it by continually surprising the expert