Why use Python when we've got Perl?

Jon Peterson jpeterson at office.colt.net
Mon Aug 23 03:46:54 EDT 1999

In comp.lang.perl.misc Shannon Watters <watterss at pilot.msu.edu> wrote:

> Xah <xah at best.com> wrote in message news:37bfe42c$0$221 at nntp1.ba.best.com...
> >
> > Perl wouldn't be a nice community without bad asses like Tom Christensan,
> > Chris Nador and some other regulars I don't want to mention now. We thrive

> It's easy to act like a tough guy over the net, isn't it?

Hell yeah - I mean, err, why else does anyone read c.l.p.m ?

Remind me to start a bot that autoemails people the contents of:

preferably still in HTML format. Now that I think of it the worst part of the
new www.perl.com site is that it includes a pointer to c.l.p.m. without an
attached health warning. And, amusingly, a search for 'perl community' turns
up precisely no documents. Well well well.

[runs off to his friendly London Perl Mongers group for sanity and useful help]

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