two ideoms at one blow: line-reading and regexp-matching

Donn Cave donn at drizzle.com
Fri Feb 22 05:42:21 CET 2002


Quoth yoda at dagobah.org (Jedi Master Yoda):
| On 20 Feb 2002 16:24:25 -0800, Paul Rubin <phr-n2002a at nightsong.com> spouted:
|> Maybe there's a principle to be found here: "design by FAQ".  If newbies
|> keep arriving and asking over and over again "how do I do X?", maybe
|> there's a good reason for having a way to do X.  We've seen that already
|> for augmented assignments.
|
| That's how Perl got to be Perl.
|
| "Perl is worse than Python, because people wanted it worse." - Larry Wall.

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