Jacob Kaplan-Moss

2 items tagged “perl6”

📌 Perl 6

Interesting choice of a new design for the Perl 6 home page. Yes, the colors are pretty garish, and I’m a bit weirded out by the somewhat patronizing female voice being employed. However, I’m especially struck by the decision to ask people to “be nice” right up front: setting expectations of politeness right on the homepage is awesome. #

📌 Erik Naggum's now-very famous treatise on why Perl is bad for you (reddit.com)

On Perl 6: “Fixing such fundamental syntax problems at this stage of the game is closing the barn door after the cow has gone out, lived a full life, died, and the hinges have rusted.” #