Larry Wall Quotes

- Notable Larry Wall Quotes Index -

Born: September 27, 1954,
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Occupation: Author

1.
Doing linear scans over an associative array is like trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
- Larry Wall

2.
For me, writing is a love-hate relationship.
- Larry Wall

3.
I think computer science, by and large, is still stuck in the Modern age.
- Larry Wall

4.
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.
- Larry Wall

5.
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.
- Larry Wall

6.
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.
- Larry Wall

7.
Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

8.
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.
- Larry Wall

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