[Chicago-talk] Best perl editor on Linux?

Steven Lembark lembark at wrkhors.com
Wed Jan 28 00:18:29 CST 2004

-- "Young, Aaron" <Aaron.Young at citadelgroup.com>

> isn't this the same argument that someone could make
> about some of the improvements slated for Perl6?

Certianly: You can make any argument you like :-)

That's one of the reasons that most of P6 is being
selectively back-ported to P5 and P5 will continue
to be supported.

The main difference for me is that I don't have
"muscle memory" for a language, I do for an editor.
At its best an editor is invisible: you don't
notice IT, you notice what you're working on. At
some level a language should be similar: you
concentrate on the problem not the language; but
it's hard to get away from the idea that you're
supposed to NOTICE what language you're using.

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