Perl companies?

Eugene Tsyrklevich eugene at
Thu Jun 14 15:43:48 CDT 2001

i knew a guy who used perl for testing NT service packs at Microsoft

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 11:17:42AM -0700, Bob Kleemann wrote:
> ~sdpm~
> I've used Perl here at Musicmatch and at Qualcomm.  I know that Intel
> usese Perl for testing chips and boards.  Mozilla/Netscape uses Perl in
> Bugzilla, their bug-tracking database.  Slashdot (which might be a good
> forum to post this question to) has been pushing Perl and Apache to it's
> limits from the begining.  Activestate has made a (successful?) business
> out of supporting/developing Perl.  I know there are several others, and
> perhaps a post to Slashdot or Use Perl would be good for some more
> information. 
> If there is one thing for certain, I have heard numerous people muttering
> something about no company promoting Perl like Sun does for Java or like
> MS does for .Net.  You will likely find a lot of community support for
> this type of action.
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Chris Radcliff wrote:
> > ~sdpm~
> > 
> > Hi Mongers,
> > 
> > A general question for the entire group: Do you know of companies that
> > are using Perl? Not just for Web stuff, but in any capacity.
> > 
> > Perl books and conferences are immensely popular, but the language gets
> > relatively little press. We all know that and VelociGen use
> > Perl, but who else does? If you were making a "Perl 500" list, who would
> > you include?
> > 
> > VelociGen is considering more corporate Perl advocacy, e.g. promoting
> > the Perl segment in companies that already benefit from it, and using
> > their success stories to promote Perl in other companies. It's an area
> > where Perl hasn't had as much hype or push as Java, but we'd like to
> > remedy that situation.
> > 
> > I'm not looking for contact information or a spam list. Just names of as
> > many companies as possible, local or otherwise.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance,
> > ~chris

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