[Tutor] Are you allowed to shoot camels? [kinda OT]

Andrew D. Fant fant at pobox.com
Sat Feb 5 00:27:03 CET 2005

Alan Gauld wrote:
> I said awk was easier to learn but less capable than Perl.
> Perl is capable of things that awk can only dream of!

Surely you jest, Alan. :-)

Both perl and awk are turing complete, hence anything perl can do, awk 
can do as well.  Now, as to which one would be easier to work with for a 
large scale development project, I will leave that flame-fest up to the 


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