Re: Does debian have an official "standard" scripting language ?
*-"Geoffrey L. Brimhall" <email@example.com>
| Just like debian has an official standard shell - bash, does debian have an
| official scripting language ?
| If so, is it perl, python, etc ?
| The reason I'm asking is largely questions of disk space - ie minimizing the
| number of scripting languages installed on a system by writing a package which
| depends on that scripting language.
This has been discussed, but not settled. Some love perl, some love
pyhton, some love both and some love none. I don't think there will
ever be a "standard" scripting language, but I guess perl is closest
at the moment, with perl-base being in the base system and all.
...Unix, MS-DOS, and MS Windows (also known as the Good, the Bad,
and the Ugly). (Matt Welsh)
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