OO misconceptions

James_Althoff at i2.com James_Althoff at i2.com
Tue Jul 17 19:34:24 CEST 2001


Paul Prescod wrote:
<snip>
>> My only regret is that so many people in this NG are so violently
>> anti-Perl.
>
>It's human nature for the people behind the technology in second place
>to complain about the one in first place. I think Java is not a bad
>little language but I'll bet that on the Perl mailing lists you'll hear
>a lot of Java-bashing. And what about Window$ bashing? People hate to
>see their technology overlooked in favour of something that they think
>is inferior. Also, the people who like the language in second or third
>place often have to contend with PHBs that force them to use the
>first-place language. This tends to cause resentment.

Yeah, I think that explains it really well.

Plus the fact that Perl sucks.  (Just kidding.  (Well, not really.  (Well,
kinda, sorta))).    ;-)

Jim






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