Google programmers are adding support for the Perl programming language to its App Engine service for hosting Web applications, but so far it's not really an official project.
The work is the project of Google employee Brad Fitzpatrick, who disclosed the project on his blog Tuesday. But he's not a member of the App Engine team, and Google isn't promising Perl support, he said. By going public with the project, he hopes to intercept other Perl fans' work in the area.
"I (along with other Perl hackers here at Google) are now allowed to work on … Read more