Re: [KBUILD] Re: Announcing CML2, a replacement for the kbuild system

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 22:34:53 EST

John Cavan <>:
> But I have to ask, what's wrong with Perl for this? It's a well known,
> fast, and flexible tool that allows rapid development and change. Seems
> quite appropriate for this sort of effort.

Start with the absence of object serialization in Perl. Python's
pickle/unpickle was critical to the design.

		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

Every Communist must grasp the truth, 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.' -- Mao Tse-tung, 1938, inadvertently endorsing the Second Amendment.

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