I want to learn a new language...

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 10:55:46 MST 2007

On 2/15/07, Andrew Jorgensen <andrew.jorgensen at gmail.com> wrote:
> >From the "Guts of Perl debugging" man page:
> "Perl is a profligate wastrel when it comes to memory use. There is a
> saying that to estimate memory usage of Perl, assume a reasonable
> algorithm for memory allocation, multiply that estimate by 10, and
> while you still may miss the mark, at least you won't be quite so
> astonished."

Coming from the Java world, I doubt I'll be astonished at Perl's
memory usage :-).


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