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Re: New to Perl - is it a better language than VB for this application?

by soonix (Prior)
on Mar 20, 2013 at 06:29 UTC ( #1024451=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to New to Perl - is it a better language than VB for this application?

Similiar to what NetWallah said:
  One can write bad code in any language.
If you have perl do the same thing the same way, it will run crawl at the same speed.

More of importance is: which language is/will be easier for the person(s) to maintain these macros, especially if there are frequent change requests.

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