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

John M. Klassa (
Tue, 14 Jul 1998 08:22:51 -0400

>>>>> On Mon, 13 Jul 1998, "DL" == David Long wrote:

DL> They both have a strong bias towards tabular, instead of pointer-
DL> based data structures

How so (in the case of perl, anyway)? Perl5's references give you pretty
much all the flexibility that pointers do...

John Klassa / Alcatel Telecom / Raleigh, NC, USA <><