[Nelug] Hello

Paul Hutchinson paulhutchinson at warpmail.net
Wed Jul 2 18:44:01 UTC 2003

On Wed, 2 Jul 2003 10:02:34 +0100
Martin Ward <Martin.Ward at durham.ac.uk> wrote:


> Drop bash programming and take up perl instead: you will be amazed
> at how much *more* can be achieved with a few simple commands.
> Plus the vast range of perl modules allow all kinds of interactions
> with the operating system etc.

I have basic ability in both languages, and I do not agree with your comment. For basic tasts, BASH is more than adaquete, not to mention many times easier than Perl.

Stick with what feels right for you.

- Paul
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