"In Sydney for the annual Open Source Developers Conference,
Wall delivered a keynore on "The once and future of Perl" and gave
a few rare insights to what the future of Perl programming might
""I often get asked if you had to do it all over, what would you
do different?" Wall said. "How would the Sydney Harbour Bridge look
if it had been built by the architect of the Sydney Opera House?
The bridge would have been $100 million over budget!"
"One answer is nothing and the other is everything. The thing
about doing nothing is you are stuck with the old architecture and
the problem with doing everything is you are stuck with the new