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Clutching at its Perl 6, developer community ponders language name with less baggage

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Re: Just use Perl for what it was intended for

I think it's important to remember that before Perl, people were writing CGI scripts in TCL, LISP, or even C. An easy-to-write procedural language with good string handling scratched a lot of itches on the early web.

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