Just noticed (via german-lnguage publisher heise) that Perl is on rank 9 in TIOBE's January 2015 list.
Still not #1, but certainly not dead :-)

Update: I would have included a link to TIOBE if they had permalinks to specific months.

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Re: Perl back in TIOBE top ten
by choroba (Archbishop) on Jan 08, 2015 at 16:08 UTC
    Yes, it's been back for some months already.

    Moreover, according to TIOBE, Perl was #3 in the "biggest mover" competition with +1.33%.

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Re: Perl back in TIOBE top ten
by CountZero (Bishop) on Feb 08, 2015 at 10:02 UTC
    Only 3 languages have a 20+ years of history of being in the top 10: Perl, C and C++.


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