beating back the microsoftian hordes...

peter renshaw goonmail at
Wed Nov 19 05:10:38 CST 2003

>And a rap from a surprising source, from the creator of Java himself,
>James Gosling:
>"I think the one that has the best broad coverage is Java, but I'm a really
>biased sample. If you're doing things that are heavily into string pattern-
>atching, Perl can be pretty nice. I guess actually those are the ones I use
>much at all these days."
was this before or after they (Gosling and Java engineers at Sun) tried 
some regular expression hacks in competition with some Perl hackers?

ahh enough advocacy for tonight.
Regs PR

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