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Re^2: What is Enterprise Software?

by brian_d_foy (Abbot)
on Oct 31, 2005 at 16:13 UTC ( #504314=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: What is Enterprise Software?
in thread What is Enterprise Software?

In your many years of corporate work you've never plugged in a computer, used a coffee pot, or turned on the lights? If electricity isn't powering those things, what are you using instead?

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(Wandering off topic) Re^3: What is Enterprise Software?
by thundergnat (Deacon) on Oct 31, 2005 at 17:22 UTC

    Sure I have. But I've never taken a raw electric arc and used it to heat water or provide light. Not that I couldn't, mind you, I just find it easier to use the elecricity indirectly and let the coffemaker and lighting fixtures do it.

    I was only commenting that that statement raised an amusing image when I read it.

    That being said, I personally view Perl as being infrastructure. Few people other than programmers ever deal with it directly. Most users have a very hazy view of how it works or if it is being used in a particular application and only really notice it when it breaks.

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