Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Sep 2010 14:59 UTC
General Development Python programmers shouldn't get too smug. While many people agree that Python is designed in a way that makes it a highly readable language, there can still be problems with legacy, untested Python code too. Porting legacy Perl to Python can be a daunting task. In this article, learn some of the theory behind dealing with legacy code, including what not to do.
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"Don't call perl cuz you don't know perl"
by dimosd on Sun 12th Sep 2010 12:42 UTC
dimosd
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2006-02-10

I barely understand complex C code yet this never stopped me from using programs written in C.

Just run well tested Perl code from your other-language scripts...

PS. Yeah, I respect Lisp and love Ruby, but when I'm trying to open a bottle, anything, even a hammer will do.

Edited 2010-09-12 12:48 UTC

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