Duct Tape Quotation

Tom Hukins tom at eborcom.com
Mon Nov 19 21:58:51 GMT 2012

This possibly leads on from Dave's question earlier:

Perl was once described as "the duct tape that hold the Internet
together".  As I recall this phrase comes from the webmaster of
sun.com in the mid-nineties, but I can't find any evidence for this.
Wikipedia points at some anecdotal salon.com article that fails to
cite the original source.  Popular search engines don't reveal
anything helpful either.

Hopefully someone here can remind me, if only to reassure me that I
haven't invented yet another faux-fact.


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