Re: Is PERL good for a linguist new to programming?

p.podmostko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Well, I'll try anyway :) Thank you for so many suggestions and

I'm a drummer myself, I write music.

Then you'll understand the difference between knowing a programming language, which parallels understanding scales and notation and pitch and consonance and dissonance and "rules", and programming, which parallels composing music.

Q: What is the difference between a drum machine and a drummer?
A: You only have to punch the rhythm into a drum machine once.


Henry Law Manchester, England