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Re: OT: TCL vs Perl Re: commit so slow program looks frozen

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc
Cc: Richard Troy <rtroy(at)ScienceTools(dot)com>, Carlo Stonebanks <stonec(dot)register(at)sympatico(dot)ca>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: OT: TCL vs Perl Re: commit so slow program looks frozen
Date: 2006-10-26 18:32:02
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> 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

> Cheers,
> mark


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