Justin C. Sherrill
justin at shiningsilence.com
Sun Aug 31 20:30:32 PDT 2003
Chris Pressey <cpressey at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
news:20030831193811.5b055272.cpressey at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> Or maybe someone could just start me off with why sh + C isn't good
> enough. Sure, maintainability is an admirable goal, but in my
> experience, there's no language that automatically grants you that.
> I'd much rather work on someone else's well-thought-out,
> well-commented, well-written sh script, than their poorly-thought-out,
> poorly-commented, poorly-written Perl/Python/Ruby/Tcl/PHP program.
> *Especially* if it's not "really" Perl/Python/etc, but a crippled fork
> with its own quirks.
As long as the web server's there to present the interface, you still
could use sh + C. I think what's being decided is not what will be
used, but what it will be possible to use.
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