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Re: Why are we still using trn?

Mike Castle wrote:

> In article <Pine.LNX.4.51.0301231135090.29704@telemark.slac.stanford.edu>,
> Booker Bense  <bbense@SLAC.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
> >_ Well, if I was interested in hacking on curses based news
> >  readers, I'd be looking at languages like ruby, python or
> >  perl. Computers are fast enough now, that an interpreted
> Larry used to threaten to rewrite trn in perl.  There are certainly enough

Not trn, rn.  Perl started out as a tool in which to write the Next
Generation rn.  Then it, uh, went cancerous...


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