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RE: Emperor's new clothes - ACM followup.

> This month's ACM had three letters in response to Ledgard's 
> piece that I 
> reproted on earlier. All agreed with Ledgard that OO was not 
> solving the
> problem.
> One had another concrete example: his firm hired a Java/OO 
> consultant at 
> $150/hour to do a parallel development of a tool to 
> manipulate data. After
> 6 weeks the Java had nothing running; the other group 
> completed their PERL
> implementation in one week. 

"Parallel development of a tool for analysis" or "Development a tool for
analysis"?... I see a little support within Perl to do parallel computing.

By the way, what the above example is going to prove?...