The Concepts and Confusions of Prefix, Infix, Postfix and Fully Functional Notations

Thomas F. Burdick tburdick at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 10:15:52 CEST 2007


On Jun 11, 11:36 pm, Tim Bradshaw <tfb+goo... at tfeb.org> wrote:
> On Jun 11, 8:02 am, Twisted <twisted... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Jun 11, 2:42 am, Joachim Durchholz <j... at durchholz.org> wrote:
>
> > > It is possible to write maintainable Perl.
>
> > Interesting (spoken in the tone of someone hearing about a purported
> > sighting of Bigfoot, or maybe a UFO).
>
> I think it's just obvious that this is the case.  What would *stop*
> you writing maintainable Perl?

The constantly shifting target of a language.  Hell, even the parser
has changed over time.  Fortunately this seems to have been solved by
Perl 6 [*].

[*] Stopping work on Perl 5 to focus on the probably never-to-be Perl
6 brought a surprising stability to the language.




More information about the Python-list mailing list