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Erm, perhaps I should give you folks the URL.

  http://fyi.oreilly.com/2008/08/the-mind-of-damian-conway-scie.html

  Cheers,
    ~Gary

Gary Johnson writes:
 > Howdy h4x0rs,
 > 
 >   I suspect some of you out there are Perl fans, and if so (or not),
 >   you should definitely check out a recent OSCON interview with Damian
 >   Conway (the grand high jester and interlocutor of the Perl
 >   community), in which he talks about what he thinks we should be
 >   teaching in CS, how to be a great programmer, and what the heck is
 >   happening with Perl 6 development.  It's all pretty slick stuff, so
 >   get after it.
 > 
 >   Happy hacking,
 >     ~Gary
 > 
 >   P.S. For my Lispnik brethren out there, pay attention to all the
 >        stuff he describes about dynamic typing with optional static
 >        typing, positional, named, and "slurpy" function parameters,
 >        support for functional programming styles, and dynamically
 >        typed OO.  Umm, dude, maybe someone should tell him that all of
 >        these new Perl 6 features were implemented in Common Lisp back
 >        in the early 90s?  Man, pg just never fails us.  He's like the
 >        Nostradamus of the () community.  ;)