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Re: Why is Perl so bad with XML?

by chromatic (Archbishop)
on Jan 30, 2002 at 03:54 UTC ( #142320=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Why is Perl so bad with XML?

Perl is so good at text manipulation that XML wasn't widely acknowledged as the one true data format. We're used to data munging and we're good at it.

<zealotry class="potential"> Java was a nicer fit with XML for two reasons: 1) the DOM exemplifies the Java approach and 2) it beats the alternatives in Java. </zealotry>

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