[Perldl] PDL 2.4.10 announcements hits slashdot

Puneet Kishor punk.kish at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 21:41:38 HST 2012

On Feb 10, 2012, at 12:03 AM, Toni Keskitalo <tonique at jippii.fi> wrote:

> Christian Soeller wrote:
>> Not sure if others have noticed but the 2.4.10 announcement has made
>> it onto slashdot
>> (http://science.slashdot.org/story/12/02/06/148248/perl-data-language-2410-released).
>> I just stumbled across it but haven't checked the comment section
>> yet ;) Anyway, well done, whoever got this in (tonique?).
> Hello, that was me. I wrote in a followup there about reasons why I use
> PDL. Basically, I knew some Perl and was in need to handle many numbers
> (one-third spectra of environmental noise measurements)...
> I really use only a small fraction of PDL's capability.
> I figured some more exposure would be nice. I did screw up the
> submission in that  I didn't include the actual PDL site, though. Also,
> I knew Perl isn't in good standing at Slashdot but even then the
> reactions somewhat surprised me. 

Slashdot itself is written in Perl. Most of the perl-bashing is good natured. The rest is from Python users. The only thing more boring than Python are those who use Python. Most of them are insufferable.

Puneet Kishor

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