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His early history of Perl is at odds with my memory. In my memory, perl was pretty great with not breaking old stuff. Even the pretty amazing feature set added between perl4->perl5 seemed a natural evolution to me.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perl#Early_versions

(P.S. yes yes perl 6 went kookoo crazytown, but that's not what he was talking about.)




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