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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