Interesting Quote (please kill me)

Stuart Jansen sjansen at
Fri Aug 12 12:02:10 MDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-08-12 at 11:25 -0600, Josh Coates wrote:
> so, let's get back to work because we're lowering the gdp by spending time
> on this.  (besides, everyone already knows perl is a crappy language for
> large, complex software systems, but it's a great scripting language for
> text processing and sysadmin related tasks.)

Unless those large, complex systems involve a lot of text processing.
And (strangely enough) alot of data out there seems to be text.

Stuart Jansen                   e-mail/jabber: sjansen at

"XML is like violence: if it doesn't solve your problem, you aren't
using enough of it." - Chris Maden

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