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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I'd always been led to believe Tcl was a strictly interpreted language, and this was the source of man of the hoops one must go trhough for math, string munging, etc. (It has been a long time since I touched Tcl)
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    Were that I say, pancakes?
    • I'd always been led to believe Tcl was a strictly interpreted language

      And so it was, until version 8.

      Now it is a "meta-compiled" (or is it "demi-compiled"?) language, just like Perl and all the rest of these modern high-level dynamic languages. (with perhaps a few exceptions. One that might not be (yes, I ought to go check) is Rebol, considering its progenitor is Forth.)