Re: "Perl is the duct tape of the Internet" and other musings

Robert S. Thau (
Thu, 9 Jul 1998 18:44:05 -0400 (EDT)

Brad Cox writes:
> Sorry, I wasn't clear. Prior to the Paul Allen award, the problem was no
> money at all. The perl INTERFACES were free but not the DBMS, thus the "no
> solutions" re: Perl.

Ummm... I'm still not sure why you found the free (or near-free) dbs
(such as PosgreSQL and mySQL) to be inadequate...