Thoughts on Perl6

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at carnageblender.com
Sun Aug 14 14:46:30 MDT 2005


On Sun, 14 Aug 2005 13:57:55 -0500, "Michael Halcrow" <mike at halcrow.us>
said:
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2005 at 11:46:08AM -0600, Greg Hill wrote:
> > I, for one, believe in the TIMTOWTDI mentality.
> 
> The problem is that when you have more than one way of expressing a
> concept, the language becomes totally unusable. A language with more
> than one way of expressing a concept is worthless...

Right, and English is the best possible model for a programming
language.  Nobody has trouble learning _that_.

-Jonathan



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