From an interview with Gregory Wilson where he talks about his recent book Data Crunching.

I was also inspired by David Cross’s excellent book “Data Munging with Perl“, which taught me most of what I know about how to actually use the language. If he’d written a cross-language version of that book, I probably wouldn’t have bothered writing mine.


  1. Well, there was a plan for alternative versions. We started work on Data Munging with Python a couple of years ago. But the author went AWOL for a while and the project stalled. Eventually the publisher cancelled the project.

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