Perl on a smartphone?

Chris Devers cdevers at
Wed Mar 23 00:49:55 GMT 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 7:56 PM, gvim <gvimrc at> wrote:

> Anyone running Perl on a smartphone? Android must be close by now but I
> haven't ventured into this market yet. Would like bash 4 too. Make that Perl
> + bash + vim and I'm happy to pay.

I like the idea in principle, but wouldn't those be frustrating with a

They're all heavily text-oriented, which for me mandates touch-typing on a
physical keyboard.

Every now and then I try using VNC on my phone to drive a remote computer,
and anything beyond basic tap-and-click type stuff starts getting unpleasant
very quickly.

YMMV, of course :-)

Chris Devers

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