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LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
There's only one programming language that's worse than PHP, and that is C. Make that two languages worse than PHP: Perl and C.
Whenever there's a need in a programming language community to take pride in knowing every quirk and detail of a language, as your remark alludes to, the merits of said language are up for debate.
Whenever programmers feel the urge to impress their peers with their knowledge of a programming language, the quality of these programmers is up for debate.
PHP: a fractal of bad design (fuzzy notepad)
Posted Apr 21, 2012 16:38 UTC (Sat) by apoelstra (subscriber, #75205)
Posted May 7, 2012 15:04 UTC (Mon) by rev (guest, #15082)
Posted May 8, 2012 8:49 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
(I've done the first two, but so far have restrained myself from the insanity required for the third, preferring to multiply by hand. How plebeian.)
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