Re: [Nolug] Perl User Group

From: David B. John <>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 08:59:39 -0500
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I still use perl, python & ruby; each has benefits. However, it appears they all pale in comparison to fortran ;)


On Jun 8, 2012, at 7:37 AM, B. Estrade wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 11:58:38AM +0000, Dustin Puryear wrote:
>> You know, I've used perl extensively for a lot of projects. I love it. But I do kind of feel as though it were going out of fashion for "big" solutions. It's heavily marginalized to sysadmin-level work when compared with python, ruby, etc.
> I can understand your feeling on this; but I think Perl is still the
> sneaky giant in the background (much like FreeBSD).
> ...

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