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Larry Wall's Profile

Brief about Larry Wall: By info that we know Larry Wall was born at 1949-03-10. And also Larry Wall is Canadian Author.

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The problems that I really like to solve are our cultural problems.

Tags: Cultural, Problems, Solve

The world has become a larger place. The universe has been expanding, and Perl's been expanding along with the universe.

Tags: Become, Place, Universe

To be a good artist, you have to serve the work of art and allow it to be what it is supposed to be.

Tags: Art, Good, Work

We are so Post-Modern that we don't realize how Post-Modern we are anymore.

Tags: Anymore, Realize

I want people to use Perl. I want to be a positive ingredient of the world and make my American history. So, whatever it takes to give away my software and get it used, that's great.

Tags: Great, Positive, Technology

One of the very basic ideas of Post-Modernism is rejection of arbitrary power structures. Different people are sensitive to different kinds of power structures.

Tags: Ideas, Power, Rejection

Post-Modernism was a reaction against Modernism. It came quite early to music and literature, and a little later to architecture. And I think it's still coming to computer science.

Tags: Against, Music, Science

Somebody out there is going to do something that's far more surprising than anything that I would do. I was surprised by the whole web thing in the first place.

Tags: Far, Place, Whole

There is no schedule. We are all volunteers, so we get it done when we get it done. Perl 5 still works fine, and we plan to take the right amount of time on Perl 6.

Tags: Done, Plan, Time

The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.

Tags: Chief, Laziness, Three

Hubris itself will not let you be an artist.

Tags: Artist, Hubris

Doing linear scans over an associative array is like trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.

Tags: Death, Someone, Technology

Programmers can be lazy.

Tags: Lazy

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.

Tags: Real, Technology, Write

The Harvard Law states: Under controlled conditions of light, temperature, humidity, and nutrition, the organism will do as it damn well pleases.

Tags: Conditions, Law, Light

Younger hackers are hard to classify. They're probably just as diverse as the old hackers are. We're all over the map.

Tags: Hackers, Hard, Old

I think the way IBM has embraced the open source philosophy has been quite astonishing, but gratifying. I hope they'll do very well with it.

Tags: Hope, Philosophy, Quite

We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise.

Tags: Agree, Compromise, Necessary

Perl was designed to work more like a natural language. It's a little more complicated but there are more shortcuts, and once you learned the language, it's more expressive.

Tags: Learned, Once, Work

When I announced the development of Perl 6, I said it was going to be a community design. I designed Perl, myself. It's limited by my own brain power. So I wanted Perl 6 to be a community design.

Tags: Brain, Design, Power
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