michael from the stick-to-coding-thanks dept.
prostoalex writes "Come gather round Mongers, whatever you code,
And admit that your forehead's about to explode,
'Cos Perl patterns induce complete brain overload,
If there's source code you should be maintainin',
Then you better start learnin' Perl 6 patterns soon, For the regexes, they are a-changin'. This remix of Bob Dylan serves as an epigraph to Exegesis 5."
"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight."
-- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory