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Re^2: Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language

by Ovid (Cardinal)
on Aug 08, 2006 at 09:31 UTC ( [id://566100]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language
in thread Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language

My reply was extensive enough that I made an update to the root node of this post. I don't think anyone should mistake my main point, but it's clear from what you wrote that I failed to make the point clearly enough.

Cheers,
Ovid

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Re^3: Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language
by Mutant (Priest) on Aug 08, 2006 at 09:42 UTC
    Maybe it was just me who failed to grasp your main point :)

    At any rate, I think my point is still valid. The distinction to me is that instead of saying "you're out of date, Perl *isn't* a scripting language", I think the actual message should be "you're out of date, Perl's not just a scripting language, it's so much more!" (wow, that *really* does sound like marketing :)

    The rest of my tirade was just my thoughts on how we got into this perceptual mess in the first place.

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