[CDBUG-talk] Perl (off-topic for BSD)

Steve Moon steve.moon at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 20:13:17 EST 2014

I used to share the write-only language viewpoint, having attempted to read
my own code a few months later. I have learned a lot about more recent
developments in Perl 5 that help in that regard. Obviously Ruby and Python
have grabbed most of the space that Perl once occupied, and the promise of
Perl 6 badly stunted further growth.

I find the meetings interesting. If you're interested the website is:

On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 2:11 PM, Patrick Muldoon <doon at labratsoftware.com>

> On Nov 15, 2014, at 8:10 PM, Steve Moon <steve.moon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just curious if anyone is into programming with Perl. I go to a
> every-couple-of-months Perl users group and some cross-pollination between
> groups, with more people than just me going to both would be great.
> I am a recovering perl programmer, as it truly is a write once, read never
> language :) I’ve done my far share of stuff in perl, but most of these days
> is maint stuff.  Now-a-days I am mostly a ruby programmer (we have a pretty
> decent ruby users groups,  meets in Troy , normally 4th wed of the month,
> but 3rd Wed in nov/dec due to holidays). http://techvalleyrb.org/ .
> but as a sys admin knowing your away around perl is pretty decent skill.
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