"During my years as a Unix Systems Administrator and Quality
Assurance Engineer, one of the most indispensable tools in my Unix
tool box has been Perl. A Perl 'power programmer' I am not, though
almost daily I find new ways to incorporate simple (and sometimes
not so simple) Perl logic into my work, which results in increased
productivity and efficiency.
"The following article was written not to teach Perl to the
uninitiated, but rather to scratch the surface of demonstrating
some of the power, flexability, and possibilities of Perl..."