[tpm] Perl in the Economist
rdice at pobox.com
Thu Jan 24 16:52:49 PST 2013
That's the first time I've heard Perl described as small and elegant.
I'd go with "practical", myself.
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 7:17 PM, Mike Stok <mike at stok.ca> wrote:
> In this week's Economist's obituary for Aaron Swartz
> In 2009 he wormed his way into a free-access trial of the PACER system,
> which contains all electronic federal court records, in certain public
> libraries; he downloaded 19.9m pages of it, then uploaded them to the
> cloud, before anyone could stop him. Again, it was easy: using a small,
> elegant language called perl, the documents fell into his hands.
> Mike Stok <mike at stok.ca>
> The "`Stok' disclaimers" apply.
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