in reply to Re^2: Perl influences?
in thread Perl influences?

I was under the impression that eval was one of the most lispish feature of perl.

"Most self-respecting scripting languages such as BASIC (some versions, anyway), Perl, Tcl, LISP, and Python have a feature that clearly sets them apart from systems programming languages like C: the ability to treat character strings as little programs."

Advanced perl programming, chapter 5"