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Re: Thoughts and open questions on patch/dump unification

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: 2004-09-17 02:05:40 CEST

Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net>:
> >>Although (IMO) it's easier to write unmaintainable code in Perl, it's
> >>possible to write Perl which is just as maintainable as Python, given a
> >>bit of discipline.
> >
> >I suspect it's also possible to write Python which is just as
> >unmaintainable as Perl, given a lack of discipline ;)
> Yes, that's probably true ;-)

I feel a need, at this point, to observe that I am *not* the person who
brought up the merits or demerits of Perl as an svk issue. So to those
of you who accused me of wanting to start a language war, kindly get

		Eric S. Raymond
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