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I hadn't heard of Selena Sol either, arturo.   But I take the point to be that neither MSA nor SS provide enlightenment, and that both should be shunned by the faithful.

For what it's worth, I'm just plain lucky.   Missed MSA and SS, finding the Monastery instead when I needed to learn more than rudimentery Perl for logfile processing.   I have a *lot* to learn, thankfully not to un-learn.

If you really want to see Another Way Not To Do It, www.google.com is pretty effective.   Ask tilly.   {grin}   (about Google, not about "how not to do it")
    cheers,
    Don   (ybiC)
    striving for Perl Adept

Update:   "learned ybiC..."
Thanks for the compliment, jptxs.   8^)   Wish I deserved it.
$ybiC='grasshopper' while ($lang='Perl');


In reply to RE: A Request for a little history lesson (MSA, SS endarken) by ybiC
in thread Elements of Programming with Perl by jptxs

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