Walt Mankowski on 5 Mar 2008 15:07:55 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Perl introduction

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 05:00:22PM -0500, brent saner wrote:
> 2. OMG, WTF is TIMTOWTDI? (acronyms intentional)

There Is More Than One Way To Do It

> well, it's not that they don't meet my needs. the problem with
> O'Reilly books is that they're very excellent books, but one tends to
> outgrow them very fast; they sort of lock you in at a certain level
> without fully encouraging analytical processing (which is really the
> whole point of perl ;)

I'm not sure what you mean by "analytical processing".  Isn't the
point of any programming language to facilitate writing programs to
solve problems?


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