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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 ( [id://566102]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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

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 The distinction to me is that instead of saying "you're out of date, Perl *isn't* a scripting language", I think the actual message should be "you're out of date, Perl's not just a scripting language, it's so much more!"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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