Why Perl here ?

Chris Woods cjwoods "at" evolv.com
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 13:58:09 +0000

alexandre.ferrieux "at" cnet.francetelecom.fr writes:
 > A naive question:
 > 	Why the !@#$%^ does the 'vncserver' script use Perl ???

One reason, I would suspect, is that perl is more readily available on 
non-unix platforms than is any unix-style shell.

I could be wrong, of course. Does the vncserver on win32 use perl?