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Re: Perl How Many

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Aug 10, 2003 at 15:14 UTC ( #282634=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl How Many

A more telling stat might be how many CPAN authors there are. That gives you a rough count of how many people out there are both skilled enough in Perl to write something for CPAN, and conscientious enough to actually do it. Yes, I know, some of the modules are dreck, but I think the overall quality is high.

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Re: Re: Perl How Many
by QwertyD (Pilgrim) on Aug 20, 2003 at 02:12 UTC

    As of 19 Aug 2003, CPAN has 3061 authors, according to the PAUSE Who is Who.

    Once it's Turing complete, everything else is just syntactic sugar.

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