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Whether it's the Practical Extraction and Report Language, as creator Larry Wall puts it, or the Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister, as commonly claimed, Perl is a strong choice for web server CGI scripting and innumerable odd jobs around the computer shop.
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