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dboyd · 2016-11-07 · Original thread
That is in the lama book (

> Yes, sometimes Perl looks like line noise to the uninitiated, but to the seasoned Perl programmer, it looks like checksummed line noise with a mission in life.

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epi0Bauqu · 2007-08-21 · Original thread
Pick language X. Buy Learning X from O'Reilly, e.g.

I don't think it matters that much what you start with unless you have something in particular in mind you want to do, in which case, no matter what it is, choose Perl :)

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