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Re^3: This isn't a job offer.

by neilwatson (Curate)
on Apr 03, 2007 at 19:10 UTC ( #608138=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: This isn't a job offer.
in thread This isn't a job offer.

I once saw 14MB of Java libraries and code to parse some text files. The same job could have been done in Perl, Sed or Awk in less than a thousand lines. Every job is a nail when all you have a a hammer.

Neil Watson
watson-wilson.ca


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Re^4: This isn't a job offer.
by spurperl (Priest) on Apr 05, 2007 at 16:09 UTC
    I wonder who were the programmers. You can reimplement Perl 10 times over in 14 MB of Java code...

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