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Re: Working Group Proposal

Joshua N Pritikin
July 25, 2000 06:36
Re: Working Group Proposal
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On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 08:28:10AM -0500, wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 08:12:43AM -0400, Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> > generic perl -- a unix utility for sysadmins, random scripts
> > 
> > applcation specific perl -- a custom built version for a specific project
> Custom built on-the-fly or custom compiled?  If the latter, then tell
> me why oraperl and sybperl and ingperl, etc. aren't still around.

Yes, custom compiled.  But which way are you arguing?  Why shouldn't I
ask why these custom perl builds appeared in the first place?

> I like Abigail's idea of a small perl that is smart enough to load the
> proper modules as needed.  This would make your generic and
> application specific perls the same perl  (A Good Thing IMHO)

If possible, yes.

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