netbuzz writes: "Whether you prefer to call it “the duct tape of the Internet,” “the Swiss Army chainsaw,” or just its given name, the Perl programming language turns 25 today. Perl 1.0 was released by its creator Larry Wall on Dec. 18, 1987."
Programmers used to batch environments may find it hard to live without
giant listings; we would find it hard to use them.
-- D.M. Ritchie