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  • a tool that makes web administration easier
  • a toy (eg look at the Perl Tutor or at Stage Names)
  • something that spawned an active and friendly community
  • a programming language that is usable with many levels of skill
  • Perl has lead me to Linux, as I came from using word processors on dos/win* only

neophyte Niederrhein.pm

* DR dos actually was good - good in that it was stable and user-friendly

In reply to Perl is to me: by neophyte
in thread Question of the thing we call "Perl" by john1987

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