Better Perl

Dave Cross dave at
Fri Apr 4 14:51:08 BST 2008

Quoting Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at>:

> On 04/04/2008, Dave Cross <dave at> wrote:
>> Quoting Aaron Trevena <aaron.trevena at>:
>> > You mean their CMS has moved from StorySewer (TCL) to Java?
>> >
>> > Sensible enough.
>> >
>> > They were advertising for Perl developers too, presumably they managed
>> > to fill the roles, maybe Java roles are almost as hard to fill as perl
>> > ones.
>> The Guardian blogs are based on Movable Type. That's what their most recent
>> Perl adverts were for (as some people on this list will be able to confirm).
> ISTR they were using plenty of Perl before that, and I doubt they
> would bother replacing much of that with java.

There are many languages in use there. As is, of course, true of most  
companies. There's less Perl there than you might think.


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