in reply to If I could only own one Perl book, it would be:

Cookbook, too; perldoc -f is always handy for what the camel book offers. (and paper? I stopped killing trees to write programs just as fast as I could ;)

My real answer, though, is "whichever applies to what I'm doing at the moment and has what I don't know well enough yet." That was "Programming the Perl DBI" most recently. Dunno what it'll be next.

Jim Meyer, Geek At Large