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Re: Rather, DSSLs increase modularity, productivity

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Geoffrey Knauth wrote:

> On Nov 17, 2003, at 17:45, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> > What I find most effective (modulo heckling from the LL audience here)
> > is
> > "Larry and Bjarne were both language design pros, and look what they
> > ended
> > up with. And you think you can do better?"
> I have yet to meet a passionate lover of C++, but I have met many
> passionate defenders of Perl, especially among the 20-somethings
> inheriting the world.

Yeah, people do definitely get amazingly passionate about Perl, both for
and against. (It's a bit scary sometimes, though it can be fun to watch
clashing language zealots. From a safe distance, of course... :) That's
why I threw in C++ -- I don't know anyone who doesn't really appreciate
the flaws, at least apocryphally, of one of the two languages.


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