[Israel.pm] Hebrew Perl Tutorial

semuel semuel at semuel.co.il
Mon Aug 2 04:49:37 PDT 2004

Hello There.

Believe it or not, I once met a newbie using the tutorial against an old
ultrasparc.  I don't remember the perl version she had, but the project was
written using cgi-lib. (yeah, the ugly thing that CGI.pm replaced so long


-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Elbaum
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 9:15 AM

> 1. Why are you using -w instead of use warnings ?
> Most of the newbies will probably download ActiveState or use the perl 
> that came with their Linux, which will be in both cases 5.8.x.

Or they're working at corporations with older workstations with older 
versions of Perl installed.

I haven't read the tutorial yet, but one topic which should be covered 
in any introduction to Perl is the matter of the different common 
versions of Perl.

Jason Elbaum

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