Better Perl

Abigail abigail at
Tue Apr 8 11:12:53 BST 2008

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 05:51:39AM -0400, Matt Sergeant wrote:
> Paul Makepeace wrote:
> >IIRC the thread was about making a better perl, which produced the
> >sentiment that "Perl is fine, thankyouverymuch" and yet here we are
> >with perl not really being all that critical to very many people's
> >businesses. And for the relative few that are, they're hardly shining
> >examples of Wikipedia/Facebook/etc stature. Sure, perl's a useful
> >tool, but it's not critical.
> It's critical here.
> Sure we're not "the web", but we do filter email for Citi, The UK Govt, 
> Motorola, and a few other small businesses.

Perl is critical for the company I work for: 

Our entire system is written in Perl. And yes, we're hiring.

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