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From john saylor <>
Subject Re: decline and fall of modperl?
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:55:45 GMT

On 3/25/2009 11:24 PM, Foo JH wrote:
> You probably have a feel why Perl isn't a strong choice given these
> objectives.

hmm ... i'm not sure about your second point. it's a somewhat arbitrary 
example, but look at a 'hello world' in several languages. perl is 
definitely on the easy side to teach [and understand].

of course, once you get to TMTOWTDI, it's like teaching creative writing ...

> There's outright protection, there's deterrance, and there's leaving the
> door open for every bad boy to muck it up.

well, sometimes leaving the door open means that someone else will fix 
something too. it does happen that the glass is half full sometimes ...


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