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Re: Professional perl

by blue_cowdawg (Monsignor)
on Oct 17, 2005 at 20:29 UTC ( #500810=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Professional perl

      I'm wondering if some people here struggle professionally with being, more than anything else, a perl programmer?

Well, in my long sojourn with Perl I can truthfully say that Perl has been more of being another tool my by in my box of tools to do my "real profession®" being a Unix Professional.

I did have one gig where I was a full time Perl programmer, but for the most part Perl has been a tool or means to an end. One that I use quite often granted, but still just a tool.

Update:Corrected a typo caused by a very tired brain slipping gears. Thanks VSarkiss
Peter L. Berghold -- Unix Professional
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