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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


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Re: How Perl Saved the Human Genome Project
by GrandFather (Sage) 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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[Corion]: marto: That post is a repost/duplicate of Excel sheet data write issue :-D
[Corion]: Whoops - Merging worksheets in .xls in one Excel sheet
[marto]: Corion, whoops, can the moderation me amended?
[Corion]: marto: We could vote, unconsider and reconsider ;)
[Corion]: "vote keep", I meant ;)
[Corion]: marto: But that aside, I hope you are well!
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[marto]: the back pain is still there, it's been a rough week, trying to do building work with a bad back
[Corion]: marto: Ow! That doesn't sound good :-/ The work won't help your back...

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