Perl 5.003 has been installed on the /exp tree for all UNIX platforms, as /exp/rcf/share/bin/perl5. Libraries and public scripts are located in /exp/rcf/share/perl5/.

What is Perl?
Perl (Practical Extraction and Report Language) is an interpreted language that combines elements of several common programming and script languages, utilities and command-line shells (including but not limited to C, csh, sed, and awk) to provide a powerful and eclectic set of scripting tools.

Information on perl can be obtained by visiting the newsgroups comp.lang.perl[.*] or by browsing sites such as