[Chicago-talk] Fwd: [CDBI] Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Eric Just e-just at northwestern.edu
Wed Oct 11 13:22:22 PDT 2006

>They're having a platform war. We're forever left out of the ruby vs. 
>python games, the "enterprise" people ignore us (though really, I'm not 
>sure I mind that :) but ...
>"We have been considering Perl as one of the platforms to be admitted to 
>the contest. So far, we have decided against it because we believe that 
>too few professionals use it professionally for us to hope to get enough 
>requests for admittance for the Perl platform.
>If you are a team that would like to participate and would like to use 
>Perl, please contact prechelt at inf.fu-berlin.de (Lutz Prechelt)."
>This is a bit of a shotgun e-mail. Several list admins are probably going 
>to attempt to track me down and shoot me in the head. I don't care.
>Our community has repeatedly failed to market it's way out of a paper bag, 
>I've even helped contribute to this with my eminently forgettable London 
>Web Frameworks Night talk. But this is about producing working code. 
>*That* we know we can do.
>Stand up and be counted. It's gotta be good for a laugh if nothing else.
>*dons asbestos suit, hides under desk*
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Eric Just
e-just at northwestern.edu
dictyBase Programmer
Center for Genetic Medicine
Northwestern University


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