Perl is much more mature and has CPAN.
Well, Ruby has rubyforge instead. Most stuff at rubyforge
is now stored as so called "gems", which makes them convenient to install.
I didn't count the modules on CPAN and rubyforge, but I think CPAN has more to offer, since Perl has much longer history. Still, the module base on Rubyforge is pretty big (http://rubyforge.org/softwaremap/trove_list.php).
Ronald Fischer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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