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This time we chat with Larry Wall, creator of the Perl programming language and regarded as the father of modern scripting languages.

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Lisp

jfm3> _: «... Multiple Lisp dialects have taken this kind of extensibility extraordinarily seriously since the 1960's. To say that every other programming language has "fallen into the one true syntax syndrome" is just so amazingly false ... I don't know where to start. Do we really need this kind of "only Perl does not suck" rhetoric to drag all the Perl people halfway back to Lisp? ...»

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Scheme and the Philosophy Behind Perl 6

Wisdom and Wonder: ...In other words, language implementers ought to accept that they aren’t going to “get it right” on the first try, and they should leave the language extensible for additions..."