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How does C language compare with Perl language in terms of problem solving complexity? Please elaborate and discuss about this comparison (generic comparison and/or technical comparison).
And please suggest links to webpages that give extensive information about this comparison. Thank you very much!
(This is not a homework question. This is a discussion topic, so I need information for my research)
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Question by:julian2000
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by:griessh
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Sounds like homework to me!

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by:BlackDiamond
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Here is an example of how nicely Perl can be obfuscated.

http://www.thinkgeek.com/perl-camel.html

With a little work, C is just as powerful when it comes to code obfuscation, as is demonstrated here:

http://remus.rutgers.edu/~rhoads/Code/hanoi3.c

and you have to love the self reproducing obfuscated Palindromic C code found here:

http://remus.rutgers.edu/~rhoads/Code/self_rep_pal.c

Cheers,
BD
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Obfuscation is a totally useless feature, but it is fun. =)
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>> http://www.diskwarez.com/texts/perl_c.txt
obviously written by someone who pefers perl...
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