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Re: more Debian 0.91 nitpicks

On Tue, 1 Mar 1994, Robert Sanders wrote:
> Also, the one response to my "please include perl" article wasn't very
> enthusiastic, so perhaps the best way to lobby for perl as a required
> package is to write some fantastic scripts in Perl.  I don't think
> anyone has the spare time to go around rewriting things in C and sh
> (believe me, programming in Perl is MUCH faster than in either of those),
> so maybe that'll make it stick :-)

You must have written this before you got my reply. I vote for perl.
Robert, you might be able to answer this - how much smaller can perl be 
if you exclude some things, e.g. dbm, sockets, IPC?

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