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Re: Bash /dev/tcp and /dev/udp

On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 13:12 -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> On 11/24/06 11:54, Jon Dowland wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 08:25:27AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> >> On 11/24/06 06:06, Jon Dowland wrote:
> >>> I think that having the shell re-implement netcat to be
> >>> a violation of "do one thing and do it well".
> >> Hmmm.  A large, complicated shell like bash broke that
> >> stricture long ago, no?
> > 
> > Absolutely: but that doesn't give it a free licence to
> > continue doing so :)
> Sure it does.  How long ago did Perl stop being just a Practical
> Extraction and Report Language?

Ron, please stop that urban legend. Perl is Perl not P.E.R.L as you say.

I have been corrected for saying that, by more than one Perl Monk, also
by Mr. Wall.

Perl is Perl. It has no meaning other than Perl.
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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