[ic] Decision tree for using Embedded PERL versus ITL

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Thu Jul 9 00:19:15 UTC 2009

On 07/08/2009 09:31 AM, Marty Tennison wrote:
> OK all you interchange gurus out there, riddle me this...
> What criteria do you use to determine whether or not to use embedded 
> PERL or ITL?
> As an extreme example: If an interchange Guru (pick one from the list) 
> was to create their "Perfect" catalog that only they would maintain and 
> hack on, would they use embedded PERL only?  ITL only? or a mixture of 
> both.  And why? Just curious. :)

I tend to think of it this way ... use ITL for display output and [perl]
or [calcn] (very rarely [calc]) for processing data and doing other
tasks.  This is, of course just a general guideline and can vary
depending on practical needs.


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