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Re: Insane Uses for Perl

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 15, 2002 at 18:21 UTC ( #198057=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Insane Uses for Perl

Insane Uses for Perl? I thought The Code Catacombs already had a few sections devoted to such usages, ya know, GUI programming and other "don't try this in Perl" projects ;)

Next they'll be trying to write drivers in Perl...

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Re: Re: Insane Uses for Perl
by jepri (Parson) on Sep 16, 2002 at 01:28 UTC
    Like writing a File System in Perl, hahaha...

    Ooops. Someone actually made one...

    But the link is down. Does anyone know where perlfs went?

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Re: Re: Insane Uses for Perl
by fsn (Friar) on Sep 15, 2002 at 23:07 UTC
    Like writing a WindowManager in Perl, hahaha...

    Ooops. Someone actually made one...

Re: Re: Insane Uses for Perl
by Vennis (Pilgrim) on Sep 16, 2002 at 10:17 UTC
    I think GUI programming in Perl (for small/medium programs) is not an Insane use for Perl. I agree, it shouldn't be your first choice, but Insane, i disagree.

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