is perl better?

jon c jon_couchman at
Fri Mar 5 16:45:59 CET 2004

well the cammand is

java -hotspot -showversion ...... -classpath loads of entries 

the total string is 6809 characters long.

I do not know the allowed character length (I am using windows 2000)

but perl just runs the command fine, whereas python results in

The following character string is too long:


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