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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • "Like most modern programming languages, R is capable of performing a variety of tasks, but it specializes in powerful statistical analysis."

    The target reader for this article has never heard of C or Perl, and probably not Java; doesn't know the phrase "Turing-complete"; doesn't think that Haskell is cool; doesn't know why one would choose one language over another.

    What is this reader supposed to make of "by giving them access to various commands"? I guarantee that if I read that to my father, who is a smar