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perlman:perlfaq1

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on Oct 08, 1999 at 00:47 UTC ( #780=perlman: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

perlfaq1

Current Perl documentation can be found at perldoc.perl.org.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:

This contains answers to very general, high level questions about Perl

What is Perl?
Who supports Perl? Who develops Perl? Why is it free?
Which version of Perl should I use?
What are perl4 and perl5?
How stable is Perl?
Is Perl difficult to learn?
How does Perl compare with other languages like Java, Python, REXX, Scheme, or Tcl?
Can I do (task) in Perl?
When shouldn't I program in Perl?
What's the difference between "perl" and "Perl"?
Is it a Perl program or a Perl script?
What is a JAPH?
Where can I get a list of Larry Wall witticisms?
How can I convince my sysadmin/supervisor/employees to use version (5/5.005/Perl instead of some other language)?
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