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Re: [xml-dev] parsing markup with Perl

On Sat, 8 Feb 2014 16:20:27 +1100, Rick Jelliffe wrote:
> The issue for corporate coding is not whether a well-managed disciplined
> group of experienced programmers can turn out maintainable Perl (or any
> language) code with the benefit of hindsight, but how fast the code sinks
> into maintainability as soon as someone drips the ball (wrong design, wrong
> review process, wrong experience, wrong texting, etc).  I don't think Perl
> has a good track record, based on what I have seen at least. Imho it is too
> risky.


In an earlier encounter on this list, I got some pushback from people 
who said parsing XML with regular expressions worked for them. I 
believe them.

I just don't want to maintain their code.


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