Perl does have COBOL-style report generation capabilities. I've never used
them. I use it as a straight OO language for the most part, with grep there
when you need it. Suspect most perl programmers use it this way don't even
realize report generation stuff is there too.
--- Brad Cox; George Mason University; 703 361 4751; email@example.com http://www.virtualschool.edu/mon A Project with Paradoxical Goals