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Re: The Slashdot Interview With Larry Wall

by perldigious (Priest)
on Jul 18, 2016 at 20:31 UTC ( [id://1167994] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Slashdot Interview With Larry Wall

This one made me smile.

Perl has always considered itself primarily a programmer-centric language, while Python has always considered itself to be more institution-centric. So in a sense it's a bit dumbed down, much like Java. You'll note both of those languages make their greatest appeal to managers.

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Re^2: The Slashdot Interview With Larry Wall
by dmitri (Priest) on Jul 18, 2016 at 20:35 UTC
    Yes! It made me giggle out loud and I underlined those exact three sentences in my print-out.