[Israel.pm] Nokia and Perl

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Wed Jan 28 09:56:39 PST 2004


On Wednesday 28 January 2004 19:42, Offer Kaye wrote:
> > So there's hope yet. One should note that Perl is available for
> > Linux-based
> > cell-phones already, because it can already compile on Linux
> > (naturally). I
> > think I recall it was also ported to WinCE and to PalmOS. This
> > makes Simbian
> > the last mobile phones OS to adopt it. So much for keeping things
> > proprietary.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > 	Shlomi Fish
> >
> > --
>
> I'm almost 100% certain Perl *has not* been ported to PalmOS. If anyone
> knows otherwise, please post a link. There is also a line on the ports page
> of CPAN that says:
> No known ports for [Inferno] [OS1100] [PalmOS] [PRIMOS] [VxWorks]
>

Hmmm... maybe I was wrong. But I recall seeing it in Slashdot sometime. Well, 
whatever, maybe it did not materialize.

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

> The WinCE port has an updated page from the one listed on CPAN, it is:
> http://perlce.sourceforge.net/
> So any phone that runs WinCe will run Perl. So yes Gabor, you can buy such
> a PDA/phone in Israel, but it will cost you a bundle :-)
>
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> Offer Kaye
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