25 Years of Perl

Dave Cross dave at dave.org.uk
Thu Nov 22 12:12:03 GMT 2012

Quoting Matt Freake <matthew.d.freake at gmail.com>:

>> 1/ Technical
>> What CPAN modules deserve to be mentioned as part of Perl's history? Which
>> Perl infrastructure projects are (or were) important? Are there any other
>> technical things that need to be covered?
> Has the CPAN shell always been there? Discovering that made me life a lot
> easier and made me feel less like I had to be sysadmin to get the best out
> of the language.

Good point. CPAN itself has existed since 1995. Looks like the CPAN  
shell followed in 1996. Added to my list.


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