in reply to New Perl Features are Just Sugar From Language X
in thread J2SE 5.0 new features are just sugar from Perl (and other similar languages).
Hashes: significant academic research before Perl got them. I'm not sure if anyone integrated them (or other types of associative arrays) so closely into the langauge before Perl did.
REXX had associative arrays a long time ago.
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Re^2: New Perl Features are Just Sugar From Language X
by leriksen (Curate) on Oct 13, 2004 at 07:51 UTC
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Oct 13, 2004 at 08:01 UTC