[Nelug] Hello

Martin Ward Martin.Ward at durham.ac.uk
Thu Jul 3 21:11:01 UTC 2003

On Wednesday 02 Jul 2003 10:11 am, Chris Burton wrote:
> Dont buy a car, get a monster truck !

% ls -s /bin/bash
 660 /bin/bash
% ls -s /usr/bin/perl
  12 /usr/bin/perl

Who is the monster here? :-)

More seriously, the memory footprint of bash is 2712Kb (1608Kb resident)
while perl is 3180Kb (1524Kb resident).

> I dont see why more people shouldnt learn how to [ba]sh ...then if you feel
> the need for another lingo try something else...

I am merely pointing out that if you like being able to do a lot with a few
lines of code, then you will probably *really* like perl!


Martin.Ward at durham.ac.uk http://www.cse.dmu.ac.uk/~mward/ Erdos number: 4
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