Q: Why does a web developer choose to learn Perl and PHP instead of Python or Ruby?

A: There is no $ in Python and Ruby code.

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@niconiconi alternative A:
Because old, well understood garbage is better than new, surprising garbage.

> "Legacy code" is a term often used derogatorily to characterize code that is written in a language or style that (1) the speaker/writer consider outdated and/or (2) is competing with something sold/promoted by the speaker/writer. "Legacy code" often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling. - Bjarne Stroustrup

@wolf480pl @niconiconi It has to be around 15 years so that Google knows all the answers i write stuff in python but i dont think i'd ever try to write web stuff in it, lol

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