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..the guy who's work I took over had written a VHDL simulator control script in Perl.

I thought I'd just tweak it a bit to add a feature - after all one line shouldn't matter

Then it was just one more file - this was Perl 4

Soon I was writing C-parsers and using modules. Then Perl 5 came along and I was hooked. Massive bodies of production code, arcane one liners and training graduates

It got to the point that the first thing I'd do at a new site was convince the IT dept. to let me install Perl on whatever machine I touched.

Please help me find a 12-step program before I submit a bug-fix (shudder).

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In reply to Re: I first became interested in Perl because... by thoglette
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