Chris Fearnley writes ("Re: /bin/perl"):
> I disagree. I mean some like awk, others python. So where would the
> bloat in /bin end if everyone got to have their favorite tools in
> /bin? I think FSSTND says only /required/ tools belong in /bin.
> Moreover, we already have a general purpose scripting tool available,
I think that Perl is a special case because we have made it required
run-parts, which is in /bin, is a Perl script. Either that has to be
changed, or Perl needs to be in /bin too.