Perl Advocacy

Aaron Crane perl at
Wed Feb 27 16:20:43 GMT 2008

Nic Gibson writes:
> On 2/27/08, Mike Whitaker <mike at> wrote:
> > On 27 Feb 2008, at 15:37, asmith9983 at wrote:
> > > If MS succeed in buying Yahoo then as I assume you work on Perl
> > > code, MS can be listed as a Perl user.
> >
> > Assuming, of course, they aren't already :)
> Several years ago I spoke to the guy who ran MS scripting technologies
> team.  He told me that NT/2K kernel builds were run by a very large
> perl script.  So...

That fits with what I've previously learnt from other sources (though
that was about the Windows XP and Office XP build systems).

For that matter, I know for a fact that there are at least two people
on this list who've taught Perl to groups of Microsoft employees.

Aaron Crane

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