Why use Perl when we've got Python?!
John W. Stevens
jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com
Sat Aug 14 04:53:42 CEST 1999
> [courtesy cc of this posting mailed to cited author]
> In comp.lang.perl.misc,
> "John W. Stevens" <jstevens at basho.fc.hp.com> writes:
> :Which begs the question: Just how many of you Perl II (Perl 5.003, is
> :programmers are writing OO-Perl?
> What the heck is "Perl II"?
Perl 5 is not just Perl 4 with a few changes. It's darn near a
new language, hence: Perl II (you know, like Modula 2, then Modula 3?).
> And what is "OO-Perl"?
Object Oriented Perl.
> How many of us write new OO libraries?
> Use existing OO libraries? What?
Any or all of the above.
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