Re: [Nolug] language of choice?

From: B. Estrade <>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:25:30 -0500
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On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 09:58:58PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 08/20/2013 09:41 PM, Joey Kelly wrote:
> >I started out with PHP, then switched to Perl some years back, after
> >which my skills and understanding blossomed.
> >
> >That's me... what about you? Friends tell me that folks are choosing PHP
> >less, now that Ruby and node.js are in town. What are your opinions of
> >those, and of Java? I'm not even mentioning languages that run on That
> >Other Operating System, because this is a family-oriented list.
> If it can't be done in bash, it's not worth doing.

Bash, why not go straight up Bourne? And who needs things like arrays
or floating point math.

I like sh as much as the next guy, but there is a point that is
quickly reached when one must reach for something a little more
functional - like Perl! ;)


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