Better Perl ben at
Mon Apr 7 15:01:34 BST 2008

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 02:04:21PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>There's a difference between 'business relies on X' and 'business uses
>X'. Sure MS use Perl, so do Google, and Amazon. Do either company
>_remotely_ rely on it? No. (I'd be curious to hear from people working
>in finance who use other languages what perl's role in the finance
>world actually is. There seems to generally be a lot of overstatement
>of perl's use in certain businesses in this thread.)

In my opinion, it would be serious misconduct on the part of anyone
who worked for a financial institution to discuss the inner workings
of systems in sufficient depth to satisfy this thread on a publicly 
archived list.


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