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Re: OT: Perl (was Re: Back and interesting text)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, October 10, 2003, 1:01
On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 09:06:33PM -0300, Gustavo Cabral wrote:
> Do they run the scripts online? > I never downloaded the package 'cause it's a hell of a hard-disk > space eating monster. (I use MSWin)
Eh. The latest version of ActiveState Perl for Windows takes up less than 50MB; considering the wealth of libraries it comes with, that's not so at all big. Compare it to the around 200MB that Microsoft Office takes up, for instance. With hard disk space going for about $1/GB these days, that's just not significant. -Mark