Brad Fitzpatrick (brad) wrote,
Brad Fitzpatrick

Old reading material

whitaker was just going through my books to find something fun to read.

He found this gem:

Programming Perl, by Larry Wall and Randal L. Schwartz.
Editor: Tim O'Reilly himself!

".... the hottest new UNIX utility in years .... "

Printing history:
Jan 1991: First edition
August 1991: Minor corrections.
March 1992: Minor corrections.

Line that up with the Perl release history:

Perl 5 hadn't even started yet. :-)

And Perl 6 isn't even done yet, yet gaal's hardcore self ports Cache::Memcached to Perl 6.

And with that,

Tags: perl, tech

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