[ILUG-Social] Perl is a pool language
plop at redbrick.dcu.ie
Thu Oct 12 18:24:09 IST 2000
In reply to Kathryn Cassidy's flatulent wordings,
> I was at YAPC (Yet Another Perl Conference) Europe a couple of weeks
> ago and I met a lot of other people who are using perl for critical
> applications. BBC use it for all of their digital TV content stuff.
> Blackstar.co.uk use it for their shopping cart software.
> www.iii.co.uk use it for their online investment stuff. The Scottish
> Registry office uses it for their systems. I could go on.
> These people praised perl for its maintainability, fast development time and
> the ease of software reuse which it permits,
These people are at (Yet Another Perl Conference), they're hardly there
because they're one of the many others who think that PERL is crap. I'm sure
all of the above has been implemented in many other mainstream languages
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