Why use Perl when we've got Python?!

Abigail abigail at delanet.com
Sun Aug 15 12:25:34 CEST 1999


John Stevens (jstevens at bamboo.verinet.com) wrote on MMCLXXIV September
MCMXCIII in <URL:news:37b4cf10 at cs.colorado.edu>:
__ In comp.lang.perl.misc, you wrote:

Who is "you"?

__ 
__ >A CGI monstrosity from a 
__ >script kiddie isn't, but this is irrelevant.
__ 
__ Actually, they are *VERY* relevant!  Those CGI monstrosities are
__ Perl, they go into the statistics, and somebody somewhere has to
__ maintain them, and somebody has to pay to get them maintained.


So, the best language would be one noone uses? So, it can't be misused
and held against you?

Brilliant idea. Very useful as well.


Abigail
-- 
               split // => '"';
${"@_"} = "/"; split // => eval join "+" => 1 .. 7;
*{"@_"} = sub {foreach (sort keys %_)  {print "$_ $_{$_} "}};
%{"@_"} = %_ = (Just => another => Perl => Hacker); &{%{%_}};


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