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From "J. Peng" <>
Subject Re: Amazon
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:43:20 GMT
I like Perl than others. once a company wanted to hire me and gave me
much higher salary than the current job. But one of their conditions
is not permit to use perl, but use python instead. I'm familiar with
python too, but I hate that clause. So I gave up that job finally.:)

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 6:21 PM, Aaron Trevena <> wrote:
> On 23/02/2008, Michael Lackhoff <> wrote:
>  >  - Perl usage is declining. I read some statistics from O'Reilly and
>  >     they showed that Perl book sales are going down.
>  >     A few years ago the 'P' in LAMP clearly was 'Perl', now it is 'PHP'
>  >     in most cases. Developers tend to go (even if slowly) where the money
>  >     is.
>  Sorry, you're making wild claims there - yes ORA perl book sales are
>  down, but then that really doesn't indicate much - most of the ORA
>  perl books have been around for ages and are on their 3rd or 4th
>  reprint. Hardly a surprise.
>  If you look at other more useful numbers you can see that the number
>  of contributors to CPAN and perl projects in increasing, the number of
>  jobs is steady or increasing, and that actually it's all rather
>  healthy.
>  A.
>  --
>  LAMP System Integration, Development and Hosting

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