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Re: cron job to clean out old cat pages

>>>>> "Ian" == Ian McCloghrie <imcclogh@cs.ucsd.edu> writes:

    Ian> In general, no, perl should not be a required utility.
    Ian> However, if system config/whatever scripts end up getting
    Ian> written in perl, then it would have to be required :)

    Ian> (and yes, I think perl is a viable option for writing admin
    Ian> scripts.  That's the sort of thing it was intended for, and
    Ian> it's quite good at it.)

Perhaps we might break with tradition and add this as a regular
package?  It is a very powerful and useful tool, and people who do
not know about it might then get exposed to perl as opposed to writing
it in awk. :) Anyway, just asking for opinions.


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