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Re: perl-mode vs cperl-mode


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: perl-mode vs cperl-mode
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 19:56:10 +0200

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 7:33 PM, A.Politz<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Aug 7, 6:36 pm, Ilya Zakharevich <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>>
>> In CPerl menu Mini-docs, there is the description of one half of your
>> question.  The other half would probably remain a mystery forever...
>>
>
> That's a dull statement to be made in a forum that deals with
> open source software. It may be true, that everybody who had
> ever used perl-mode is already dead, but the code is there
> and can be investigated and compared until the end of time
> (when skynet takes over, you know).
>
> Measuring by the number of commands a mode provides,
> perl-mode sucks, with only 9 commands, and cperl-mode is
> more than 6 times better (62 commands).


A lot of measures could be made and some are worse than others...

I guess you don't believe that just a number of anything is ever
useful, or? Of course I know a lot of people expect any number to be
useful because it is accurate or something, but... ;-)




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