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+ - Perl Worse Than Randomly Generated Language?->

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QuantumMist writes "Researchers from Southern Illinois University have published a paper(PDF) comparing Perl to Quorum (their own statistically informed programming language) and Randomo (a programming language whose syntax is partially randomly generated). From the paper "Perl users were unable to write programs more accurately than those using a language designed by chance". Reactions have been enthusiastic, and the authors have responded."
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Perl Worse Than Randomly Generated Language?

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