Package: perl (5.18.1-5)
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Please consider filing a bug before contacting the maintainer directly.
Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):
- Niko Tyni
- Dominic Hargreaves
It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.
- Homepage [dev.perl.org]
Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language
Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 20 years of development. Perl 5 runs on over 100 platforms from portables to mainframes. Perl is suitable for both rapid prototyping and large scale development projects.
Perl 5 supports many programming styles, including procedural, functional, and object-oriented. In addition to this, it is supported by an ever-growing collection of reusable modules which accelerate development. Some of these modules include Web frameworks, database integration, networking protocols, and encryption. Perl provides interfaces to C and C++ for custom extension development.
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