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"Perl was introduced in 1987 as a utilitarian scripting language, evolving from CGI scripting"

You might want to check your timeline there. CGI programming wasn't invented until the mid-90s. Perl had almost ten years of being the default go-to "glue language" for Unix sysadmins before it became the defacto standard for CGI programs.


I apologize, Dave, I just posted the same rebuttal, with Wikipedia links; I didn't see this.


The more the merrier :-)

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