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Re: Shell script or Perl?

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 11:08:56AM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> Matthew Weier O'Phinney writes:
> > One aspect of [Perl] I particularly like is that it is also very
> > portable: I don't have to worry about which shell is available on which
> > system...
> On Unix and Linux conservatively-written POSIX sh scripts are more portable
> than Perl.

And something of a speciality art form. =)

Jamin W. Collins

This is the typical unix way of doing things: you string together lots
of very specific tools to accomplish larger tasks. -- Vineet Kumar

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