> I'm sorry you're just wrong here, for a sysadmin with a good knowledge
> of command line tools, sed, awk, etc perl is just natural and will
> always be a convenient swiss-army knife.
I have to disagree here.
I know bash, sed, other CLI tools quite well.
However a language that is a combination/evolution
of these is not a good idea IMHO.
A language needs to be designed not evolved.
(I always thought the Quagga an appropriate
mascot for Perl :-P)
Personally I use Python rather than Perl.
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