Perl class at the JC

Tom Anderson (Thomas H) tom_h_anderson at
Mon Jan 5 16:36:08 CST 2004

Perhaps he intends to use the Inline::PERL module.

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Gene Boggs wrote:

> > CIS 54.31  Perl & CGI
> > 6675    T        6:00pm- 8:00pm         KIRKPATRICK
> >
> > Description:    An introduction to PERL (program extraction report
> > language) which is used to create common gateway interface (CGI) scripts
> > for use in Internet web sites. Emphasis will be placed on theory as it
> > relates to practice. Students will create original Perl scripts from the
> > Internet which they will revise. Lab emphasis will be placed on
> > incorporating the Perl scripts into an existing web site.  (Credit course
> > for grade or CR/NC)
> A couple problems here:
> 1) PERL is not written in ALL CAPS because..
> 2) is not an acronym and hasn't been quite a few years now.
> 3) Also that is the wrong acronym anyway.  It's actually "Practical
> extraction and reporting language".
> This makes me wonder about the quality of such a course when the
> description is not even close with respect to such simple little
> things.
> -Gene Boggs
> Software engineer and pedantic Bastard

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