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Re: Have you heard about recent startups using Perl?

by rudder (Scribe)
on Mar 26, 2008 at 16:03 UTC ( #676443=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Have you heard about recent startups using Perl?

I have no experiences to offer, but from reading online I get the impression that some startups want a "secret weapon" with which they can out-code the competition (a la Paul Graham's Lisp war stories).

Could be that Perl is no longer thought of as a secret weapon. Maybe it's not secret enough anymore? ;)


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Re^2: Have you heard about recent startups using Perl?
by doom (Deacon) on Apr 05, 2008 at 02:02 UTC

    I have no experiences to offer, but from reading online I get the impression that some startups want a "secret weapon" with which they can out-code the competition (a la Paul Graham's Lisp war stories).

    The secret weapon is CPAN. The other languages are always just about to catch up, but somehow...

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