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Re: What got you interested in Perl?

by Juerd (Abbot)
on Dec 29, 2001 at 04:15 UTC ( #135018=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to What got you interested in Perl?

I knew BASIC, but installed Linux and didn't find a good BASIC compiler for it. So i was searching for another language. I found perl and loved it.
It was Perl 4 at first, but then, I installed Perl 5. It took a while before I realised Perl 5 offered references and objects so I was still coding ugly code :)

2;0 juerd@ouranos:~$ perl -e'undef christmas' Segmentation fault 2;139 juerd@ouranos:~$

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