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I have to agree with the earlier poster, who said most everything can be found in perldoc (and 'man perl***'). I have an early copy of the camel, but I _never_ use it. The main reason is that I feel the text rambles. I must admit reading it is entertaining, but barely what I would want to use as a reference. Also, why use a printed book as a reference when the electronic documentation is updated along with the perl version? The book is destined to become hopelessly out of date, while perldoc/man perl*** is almost always current. Your money is better spent elsewhere.

In reply to Re^2: Is Programming Perl still relevant as a reference book? by gorjusborg
in thread Is Programming Perl still relevant as a reference book? by w-ber

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