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SubjectRe: gcc 2.95 vs 3.21 performance
On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, Larry McVoy wrote:

> Scripting languages are unacceptable for products. Flat out unacceptable.
> I spoke to Chip when he was running the perl effort, his answer was "if
> you are worried about new releases of perl breaking your scripts, ship
> your own version of perl".

There is a perl compiler, perlcc, but its not perfect. why not fund it
to have it made perfect. then you get best of all worlds - perl and
interpretation at run time for developers and ability to ship binary
files to customers.

Paul Jakma Sys Admin Alphyra
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