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Re: Mandating PERL for ZMailer system ??
In message <2000Mar31.firstname.lastname@example.org>you write:
>You know, I was talking to Rayan a few days ago,
>and the subject of zmailer came up. I suggested replacing the router's
>shell interpreter with a perl interpreter.
>Redoing the .cf files would be a pain, but the advantages
> - it allows us to throw away a lot of old, dubious code.
> - it adds much power and flexibility.
> - these days, most people are more comfortable
> doing non-trivial scripting in perl than sh.
>Rayan didn't disagree.
Agreed, though Tcl is probably a better choice for this sort of thing than
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