Top 10 perl books

Frank v Waveren at
Wed Apr 23 18:39:28 BST 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 02:45:25PM +0100, Dave Cross wrote:
> Quoting Jonathan Stowe <jns at>:
>> On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 13:49 +0100, A Smith wrote:
>>> How many people do you know who could describe the difference between
>>> foreach and map in one short paragraph ?
>> Well, I for one would hope that anyone who might want to be described as
>> a "perl programmer" could do that. Maybe I set my standards too high.
> Depends how long you want the paragraph to be :)

foreach runs a procedure and map runs a function. 

What do I win? (apart from a twenty message discussion about
programming terminology and a few nitpicks about syntactic sugar)

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