Better Perl

Jonathan Tweed jonathan at
Fri Apr 4 13:28:25 BST 2008

On Fri Apr 04 09:00:17 UTC 2008, Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at> wrote:
> How many people are teaching themselves COBOL, how many people are
> building startups on COBOL, how many new open source projects were
> written or released in COBOL this year?

How many startups and open source projects were started in Perl this year?

> I build core systems using Perl for a living. Not only does it pay
> reasonably well (although not banking rates), there is enough work for
> me to work exclusively from home. That's pretty healthy.

So do I, but it's getting increasingly difficult to resist management pressure to move to other languages.


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