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How Perl Saved the Human Genome Project

by smahesh (Pilgrim)
on May 29, 2009 at 13:51 UTC ( #766860=perlnews: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Hello fellow monks, I stumbled across this article describing how Perl helped the human genome project. It is an interesting read.

How Perl Saved the Human Genome Project

Mahesh

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Re: How Perl Saved the Human Genome Project
by GrandFather (Cardinal) on May 30, 2009 at 03:30 UTC

    Did you notice that the two down sides of using Perl mentioned toward the end of the article are both fixed by using strictures?

    I wonder how much of the code alluded to was passed under the eyes of the monks for scrutiny and bug fixing?


    True laziness is hard work

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