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Re: multilanguage meeting idea (was Re: [PLUG] Perl question...)

----- Original Message ----- From: "Cosmin Nicolaescu" <>
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Subject: Re: multilanguage meeting idea (was Re: [PLUG] Perl question...)

On Wed, January 18, 2006 12:00 pm, Toby DiPasquale wrote:
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 11:43:12AM -0500, Andrew Libby wrote:

Perhaps I'm too much of a programmer type, but I really appreciated
seeing the ruby example.   I think that seeing a few simple problems
solved in Ruby, Python and Perl (with explanations of course) would
make for a pretty interesting meeting.    I fall into the Perl way of
doing things (as if there's just one Perl way...).  But I'm very
other high level languages as well.


Not a bad idea. PLEAC[1] is an incomplete translation of the examples in the Perl Cookbook to a number of other languages. Perhaps we could do a Perl Idioms -> Python/Ruby meeting sometime in the future? Anybody else interested in that?


Toby DiPasquale

I'd go for that!


i would be willing to piss off the mrs and sleep on the couch to come to that meeting...


the south joisey lurker

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