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More FYI than anything else, there is a language called RUBY whose stated intent is to replace Perl. It is certainly very popular in Japan where it originated (the Ruby book is #6 in Sales on Amazon's Japan site).

And, in Ruby, everything is a method call. But from looking through the book, this does not lead to cumbersome code. Ruby is quite clean.


In reply to Re: Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming by metaperl
in thread Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming by princepawn

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