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Programmer Larry Wall - coding in Perl

As many programmers can attest, developing "database-aware" Web sites on a Linux platform is no easy task:

"Ease of maintenance is directly proportional to the time and care that are put into the creation of the code. Larry Wall says 'There's more than one way to do it,' but there are times when the Perl's loose syntax can make for mightily obfuscated code. There's an anecdote attributed to Larry Wall in which his daughter watches him writing code for a while then asks, 'Daddy, are you swearing?'"

["...someone," Wall once proclaimed of the open source revolution, "has to throw the tea into Boston Harbor."]

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