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Re: Perl Programming within Debian

David Baron <d_baron@012.net.il>:
>  On Saturday 30 December 2006 20:48, Samuel Bächler wrote:
> > Hi Rocky
> >
> > >  I'm thinking of learning Perl Programming. Can any of you help me get
> > >  started on how to programming Perl in Debian?
> >
> > In my opinion you should go through *Leaning Perl* by O'Reilly. I quite
> > liked it. I am sure you will find it somewhere in the web.
>  Second that--this is the place to start.
> [snip]
>  PERL style has changed radically over the years as has its usage 
>  (PERL==PErsonal Report Language and who uses it for this nowadays?). Object 

Practical Extraction and Reporting Language

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>  oriented programming (with silly syntax) can be as good as newer languages. 
>  PERL can be readable as c (but that is not saying so much).

Anyone can write write-only code, in any language.  Perl's no exception.

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