> Perl has a wealth of modules on CPAN to do almost anything you need to.
> TCL has the beginning of one (not as rich), but comes built-in with things
> like event loops, and graphicals (Tk).
> I could go on and on - but I won't, because this is the PostgreSQL
> mailing list. People either get Perl, or TCL, or they don't. More
> people 'get' Perl, because it was marketted better, it's syntax is
> deceivingly comparable to other well known languages, and for the
> longest time, it was much faster than TCL to write (especially when
> using regular expressions) and faster to run.
> Did TCL get treated unfairly as a result? It's a language. Who cares! :-)
You forgot the god of scripting languages, Python... (Yes perl is much
better at system level scripting than Python).
Joshua D. Drake
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