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Perl Medic: Transforming Legacy Code by Peter Scott

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Chapter 12. Conclusion (Prognosis)

“I don’t know why I did it, I don’t know why I enjoyed it, and I don’t know why I’ll do it again . . .”

— Bart Simpson in The Simpsons

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Everything ends, although for a long time this book looked like it was going to be an exception. Let’s just say that when I started writing, the original reason given in the Preface for Bill’s sudden departure from the company was that his stock options had matured . . .

12.1. In Conclusion

There are many reasons why I use and prefer Perl to other languages; having recently returned from the Open Source Conference and its embedded annual Perl Conference, I am reminded once again ...

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