Linked by Shlomi Fish on Sat 16th Oct 2004 07:28 UTC
General Development The purpose of this essay is to explain why I believe Perl 6, the way it currently seems to progress, is the wrong thing at the wrong time, and why I predict (with all the expected caveats of predicting something) that it won't be successful. I will also suggest a better alternative for the future of Perl which makes more sense at this point.
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RE:Readability matters
by Gnomaniacal Perlmonger on Sat 16th Oct 2004 14:38 UTC

That *entirely* depends on person who wrote the code...

You can make any perl code w/o any bunch of mixed spaghetti. On the other hand, you can also write perl code with whole load of mysterious esoteric shortcut codes, which can cause raw terror to any perl newbies and intermediates.

Also, with ANY LANGUAGE, you can make whole dish of spaghetti out of program. I think our honorable Mr. Larry Wall once said something like "You can make a program looks almost same as assembly language with any language!!!"