Perl career progression (Was: Perl work at Monash)

Brad Bowman at
Mon Sep 8 21:07:22 CDT 2003

> It is funny you say that, because I am finding myself moving further 
> away from SQL.


> I am really only using SQL now if I have a relational database - not if 
> I have non relational data.


> I am finding more and more I am leaning towards hierarchical and object 
> databases - although non formal, mostly involved with storing XML in a 
> directory structure etc.

Praise be to .. No, hang on, stop the music.  
I ain't doing no XML.  YAML, Storable or straight perl.  

But then I'm not currently sharing my toys with Java/web-services.

> Maybe as part of our new portal site, and to help Simon in creation of 
> good tutorials we could setup a 'best in bread' selection of perl 
> modules and have us all vote on them - maybe that already exists 
> elsewhere?



 Bravery and cowardice are not things which can be conjectured in times
 of peace.  They are in different categories. -- Hagakure

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