Perl is so good at text manipulation that XML wasn't widely acknowledged as the one true data format. We're used to data munging and we're good at it.

<zealotry class="potential"> Java was a nicer fit with XML for two reasons: 1) the DOM exemplifies the Java approach and 2) it beats the alternatives in Java. </zealotry>


In reply to Re: Why is Perl so bad with XML? by chromatic
in thread Why is Perl so bad with XML? by ajt

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