[Dub-pm] what's Perl used for anyway?

Dermot McNally dermot at directski.com
Tue Sep 28 11:47:07 CDT 2004

John Day wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was wondering the other day (well just now anyway) what other people 
> in Dub/Irl actually use Perl for in their daily lives/work?
> Parsing text, web scripting, network admin, home automation, bio 
> work etc etc...

We use perl to operate a direct-sell ski tour operator. Specifically, 
our web-based holiday and booking system is written entirely in perl and 
runs on top of Apache/mod-perl using PostgreSQL as its database. OS is 


Dermot McNally, Chief Technical Officer, Directski.com
dermot at directski.com     http://www.directski.com - ski for less

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