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Matts (1087)

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I work for MessageLabs [] in Toronto, ON, Canada. I write spam filters, MTA software, high performance network software, string matching algorithms, and other cool stuff mostly in Perl and C.

Journal of Matts (1087)

Monday May 20, 2002
03:44 PM

Perl works

[ #5099 ]

Where I work we do an awful lot of stuff in Perl. In fact the basis of our anti-virus solution - a custom anti-virus engine called Skeptic - is entirely written in Perl (well, with some decoding stuff in C). It's so good that we offer a 100% anti-virus guarantee. Now the UK Government have decided to let us scan their email for viruses. Good news indeed, and definitely a win for Perl.

Now I just have to work on the boss to get him to contribute to the Perl Foundation...

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  • So you lot are behind the mystery of the missing apostrophe []...

    The original of this email has been scanned for viruses by the Government Secure Intranet (GSI)
    In case of problems, please call your organisations IT helpdesk.

    • Hehe... clients write their own sigs.

      Maybe someone should point them to one of their own sites. []
    • Thanks for the awesome link! I particularly like the fact that it links to my favorite explanation of the subject: Bob the Angry Flower's Quick Guide to the Apostrophe, You Idiots, which I've been enjoying periodically for about a year now. :) [Sometimes I worry that I have a lot of pent up frustration over little things that I need to vent some day.]

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers