I am giving up perl because of assholes on clpm -- switching to Python

Paul Rubin http
Thu Jul 26 23:13:18 CEST 2007

John K Masters <johnmasters at oxtedonline.net> writes:
> As a complete amateur in the world of programming (barring 25 years
> programming machine tools in the aerospace industry) I would like to
> point out that the more arcane the ['language', 'operating system',
> 'application'] the more unfriendly the community.

I mentioned comp.lang.functional in another post but I'll add that
except for a couple of semi-difficult personalities it's a very
friendly place, and a lot of the subjects discussed are so arcane that
even as a dedicated software geek I can barely comprehend what they're

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