SPUG: One Python users' view of Perl

Andrew Sweger andrew at sweger.net
Thu Jun 14 14:55:10 PDT 2007

On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Atom Powers wrote:

> Although I wouldn't call myself an evangelist, I have used perl quite
> a bit in the past and I have found the "short and easy" way to do
> something is often not the supportable way. I often force myself to
> write the code out in the long form so that others after me can have a
> hope of understanding what I'm doing.

Forget others that come after me. I find myself (regardless of the
language) using longer expressions of what I'm trying to do in the code
just so *I* have a hope of understanding what I'm doing (or trying to do).

Andrew B. Sweger -- The great thing about multitasking is that several
                                things can go wrong at once.

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