I read *all* of Camel 1, it was a slim volume and gave (correctly) the
impression that Perl is an easy to get into language that is useful for
loads of things.

You can justifiably still say those things about Perl -- but it's not the
impression you get; and the impression is a lot of what counts.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Stankus" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 5:49 PM
Subject: Re: Perl, the new generation

> > > Someone looking at that is going to think they have to know all that
> be
> > > effective.
> Who reads the book. I just use it as reference. I am not the best Perl
> in the world, but I can program everything I need perl to do. If I ever
> help...it is back to the Perl Camel Book. 2nd edition. or even Learning
> works good ... if the problem is forgetfulness.
> nixter out.
> www.angryshirts.com -- piss people off.

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