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#1: FAQ 1.9 How does Perl compare with other languages like Java, Python, REXX, Scheme, or Tcl?

Posted on 2008-04-23 15:03:04 by PerlFAQ Server

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1.9: How does Perl compare with other languages like Java, Python, REXX, Scheme, or Tcl?

Favorably in some areas, unfavorably in others. Precisely which areas
are good and bad is often a personal choice, so asking this question on
Usenet runs a strong risk of starting an unproductive Holy War.

Probably the best thing to do is try to write equivalent code to do a
set of tasks. These languages have their own newsgroups in which you can
learn about (but hopefully not argue about) them.

Some comparison documents can be found at if you really can't stop

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