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Re: Perl Popularity

by xenchu (Friar)
on Dec 16, 2003 at 23:48 UTC ( #315178=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl Popularity

Perhaps this will make you feel a bit better about Perl popularity. The university where I work is part of a consortium of schools that purchased a certain brand of web software.

One of the things the consortium had to decide on was a common programming language. I don't know if they were offered a list of choices or everyone submitted their favorite language. Either way, when the votes were tallied, Perl had won.

How that compares to world popularity, I have no way of knowing. It seems, though, that Perl is not going to wither away just yet.


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