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Perl is to me:

by neophyte (Curate)
on Feb 01, 2001 at 17:14 UTC ( #55693=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Question of the thing we call "Perl"

  • a tool that makes web administration easier
  • a toy (eg look at the Perl Tutor or at Stage Names)
  • something that spawned an active and friendly community
  • a programming language that is usable with many levels of skill
  • Perl has lead me to Linux, as I came from using word processors on dos/win* only


* DR dos actually was good - good in that it was stable and user-friendly

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