[ILUG-Social] Perl is a pool language
jm at netnoteinc.com
Thu Oct 12 23:27:32 IST 2000
Niall O Broin said:
> > and much of what you get at CPAN is available for those languages too.
> Much, but nowhere near all.
Yep. For example the Python URL client library, equiv to LWP, is
nowhere near up to scratch -- doesn't even have cookies.
> > Anyway -- I prefer to compile my code which rules out all of the above.
> Doesn't rule out Perl :-)
yep, as I meant to say (but accidentally didn't ;), take
a look at http://www.indigostar.com/ ... as far as I know it's
a compile-to-exe commercial app for Perl.
> P.S. Have any of you read Damian Conway's OO Perl book ?
No -- been meaning to get it tho',
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