Richard Foley Richard.Foley at rfi.net
Fri Jul 27 11:52:14 BST 2007

On Friday 27 July 2007 11:52, Jacqui caren wrote:
> 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.
That's a success story, and a bet it was a lot of fun and most satisfying, to 
do, too.

Richard Foley
Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen


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