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  1. make as a language has shown itself to be inadequate. why do you think people invent things like cook, MakeMaker, Module::Build and makepp (a pure perl implementation of GNU make which extends it with Perl functionality?
  2. ditto for SQL. Why was it extended with stored procedures? Why is it necessary or far more convenient to handle complex processing client side with Perl instead of server-side with SQL.

summary: neither language provided does anything other than show that mini-languages are limited and inflexible. They make easy things easy and hard things difficult or impossible.


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