--On Wednesday, November 05, 2003 15:44:17 -0600 Jonathan Scott Duff <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 04:19:44PM -0500, Esposito, Anthony wrote:How would you convince someone that programming in Perl is better than using the UNIX Korn Shell?
I need some 'intellectual ammo' to convince my colleagues that Perl is a better, more powerful language, to do our scripting. Any suggestions? :-)
Legitimate of control structures for one; not having to deal with intermediate storage to capture the output of sed/awk/grep; access to OO; the ability to run shell commands if necessary; compiled language rather than interpreted.
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