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Old 24th May 2008
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Originally Posted by Carpetsmoker
Funny how people call Perl "easy", I always found if chaotic, ugly, and hard ...
That's interesting. I respect perl, and I'm happy that other folks are able to get practical usage out of it. My cousin, when he was 16, claimed to learn perl in a day.

C-style languages are logical to me. Legacy languages (Cobol, Natural) -- same thing. As I mentioned earlier, I like python, and I'm sure if I took the time to learn php I'd find it straightforward and useful.

Yet every time I've decided to learn/practice with perl, it has seemed arcane and kludgey to me. I know it rocks (I'm told so repeatedly), but apparently it doesn't jibe with the way my mind works.
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