[NBLUG/talk] Perl vs other scripting methods

Tim Preston timp at sonic.net
Mon May 8 19:08:45 PDT 2006

"sniff"... Is that blood in the water?

matt wrote:
> My thoughts exactly; on your response, that is. As much as I love PHP (as 
> confusing as Brainfuck? I don't know where you've been), it is used for the 
> web, not shell scripting. Perl does what it does well, but it is going to be 
> way too much work for you to learn to accomplish what you want. Any language 
> that you have to consciously learn the syntax isn't a very intuitive 
> language.
> <snip></snip>

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