[Kc] Why Corporates Hate Perl

David Nicol davidnicol at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 09:42:13 PDT 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 6:29 AM, Emmanuel Mejias
<emmanuel.mejias at gmail.com> wrote:
> Interesting article I came across on Slashdot. Sorry if this is not appropriate for the mailing list

When I read the second sentence my thought was, "he's sending this to
kclug, right? He should send it to KCPM, it would be totally on-topic
there."  Then I saw which mailing list it was sent to.

I would like to experiment with a mailing list rule, which is as follows:

"Style questions, including propriety for the forum, are to be handled
off-list.  When in doubt, strip weakening statements of insecurity and
post.  As someone who subscribes to this mailing list, the things that
interest you have a high probability of interesting the other

in keeping with the above edict, please reply off-list.  (or violate
it, and reply on-list, demonstrating that you would like your perl
mongers mailing list to degenerate into a noisy series of points of

David Nicol, Armchair Entrepreneur

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