Interesting Quote

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Aug 12 10:39:11 MDT 2005


On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 09:05:01AM -0700, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 09:51:04 -0600, "Hans Fugal" <hans at fugal.net> said:
> > Leverage your language/API design such that things are so easy it seems
> > like magic. Perl 6 looks like a good language.
> 
> Have you actually read the Apocalypses?
> 
> Perl5 has conclusively demonstrated that TMTOWTDI

TMTOWTDI ?? There (is) More Than One Way To Do It?

Seem like ADA. (Another Damnable Acronym)

> is a horrible
> principle to design a language around, but Larry & co don't seem to have
> picked up on that.

Only if the Way to Do It that the programmer who wrote the code you're
using did it in a Way you don't like.

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