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[Discuss] perl is dead

I know you know better than to misspell Perl. But it appears that your
S8 does not.

On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Jerry Feldman <gaf.linux at> wrote:
> Lets get off the religious wars. I used to believe that EMACS was God's on
> editor. I more recently switched to Atom. Pearl has its purposes.  Several
> years ago I wrote a rather complex bash script, but it became unweildly so
> I ported it to tcl/tk. But I then ported it to Python for a number of
> business and reasons. Python has a number of good graphics packages, and
> moving from tcl to Python was pretty straight forward.  Both Python and
> Pearl are excellent scripting languages for solving short term problems.
> I think that Rich Braun provided a quick and dirty solution for Rob even
> though Rob mentioned Pearl.
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> On Oct 10, 2017 2:42 PM, "Richard Pieri" <richard.pieri at> wrote:
>> On 10/10/2017 1:50 PM, Bill Ricker wrote:
>> > It may come as a surprise, but most GNU/Linux distros still ship Perl
>> too.
>> > Rumors of Perl's death are greatly exaggerated.
>> Perl died the day it started barfing on my "legacy" Perl 4 scripts.
>> --
>> Rich P.
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