Jacqui caren jacqui.caren at ntlworld.com
Fri Jul 27 10:52:00 BST 2007

Paul Johnson wrote:
> I suppose that the most (technically) interesting job I ever had had no
> requirement for any Perl.  Well, not when I started anyway.  Knowing
> Perl, or having the desire and ability to learn it, was a fairly high
> requirement when I left.

The best perl job I ever had replaced ~15KLOC of oracle PLSQL (OWAv1x)
with ~2K or perl.

The OWA code took 28 houra to run a daily 'cron' task.
The perl code did the same jobs in ~32 minutes.


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