It is Officially Okay
to write baby Perl.
See Natural Language Principles in Perl:
"It's Officially Okay in the Perl realm to program in the subset of Perl corresponding to sed, or awk, or C, or shell, or BASIC, or Lisp, or Python. Or FORTRAN, even. Just because Perl is the melting pot of computer languages doesn't mean you have to stir."
Some Perl programmers are well-compensated. Some of these write baby perl. At least you had the source code. PHB++ for that!
It should work perfectly the first time! - toma
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