Larry Wall's comment on python...

Roy Smith roy at
Mon Sep 9 12:47:49 CEST 2002

bslesins at (Brian Slesinsky) wrote:
> Of course it's unnecessary and should be entirely optional.

One of the biggest impediments to learning Perl is that so much stuff is 
optional.  You learn a concept and think you've got it.  Then, you look 
at a different example of code that purports to do the same thing and it 
looks entirely different.

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