On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 10:12 PM, Peter Scott <pe...@psdt.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:10:47 +0100, Johan Vromans wrote:
> > http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/01/29/0235220/perls-glory-days-
> are-behind-it-but-it-isnt-going-anywhere
> >
> > We know we suck at marketing, but is there anything we are going to do
> > about it?
> This is, basically, Jon Orwant's prophecy coming home to roost: "People
> are going to move on and do something else."  If Perl 6 was ready for
> prime time, it would be a different story.
> Yesterday I was talking with a colleague about configuration management
> frameworks like Chef, Puppet, and Saltstack.  Those are Python- and Ruby-
> based.  He asked whether there was anything in that family based on
> Perl.  After extensive searching, I was forced to conclude that there
> wasn't.  If there had been, we would have tried to make it work.  That
> sucked.  Not trying to blame anyone, and not trying to claim I have an
> answer.  Just generally disappointed.

Just to throw out there something I came across a while back:
(R)?ex - http://rexify.org/
Written in Perl and appears to be very similar to Ansible.


Jeremy Fluhmann
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