[!CrackMonkey!] Re: Eric Raymond's preachy Unix book doesn't suck,
but he does.
Monkey Master and Prince Regent of San Francisco
monkeymaster at crackmonkey.org
Fri Jul 25 13:38:48 PDT 2003
begin Chip Salzenberg quotation:
> 'Perl is, in intent, a cleaned up and summarized version of that"
> wonderful semi-natural language known as "Unix".'
> -- The Sayings Of Chairman Larry,
> page <1994Apr6.184419.3687 at netlabs.com>
I actually struggled with Unix for years before finally
hitting Perl 4. I actually attribute my understanding of The Unix Way
to Perl. Had I not encountered it all in a less precise and more
forgiving environment, I never would have figured out shell scripting
or awk or any of that stuff.
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