[tpm] Misdirected effort

Abram Hindle abram.hindle at softwareprocess.es
Mon May 7 13:05:40 PDT 2012

I doubt you're going to make them change anything, but I bet that Greg
Wilson would not be against volunteers porting examples to Perl.

My point: you're not going to change anything unless you do the
necessary volunteer work.


On 12-05-07 01:50 PM, arocker at Vex.Net wrote:
> An article in May's "Linux Journal" mentions a site called "Software
> Carpentry" http://software-carpentry.org/about/ninety-second-pitch/ which
> aims to teach scientists how to program.
> A noble aim, but they spoil it by picking Python as the language of
> instruction. How can we show them the error of their ways, apart from
> referencing the role of Perl in bioinformatics?
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