Calling Perl Script From AppleScript

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I think what you're looking for is "do shell script." You can read more about it here. You could use that to invoke the perl interpreter with your script.

I moved your post to a more appropriate forum - this is more of a development question.
 
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Hi all,

How to call a perl Script from an AppleScript?
Pls give your ideas.

Regards & Thanx,
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Just a question for my edification. If you know Perl, why on earth would you use Applescript?
 

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OS X integration. There's much more that AppleScript can do that Perl can't when it comes to interacting with applications.
 
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Interesting. I had always assumed that Applescript was a trivial scripting language left over from the ancient System 7 days. Just casually looking at some of it, it appears that the original coders must have come from a LISP environment.

But, like you said, it appears to be totally oriented toward the connection of different OSX apps and not for stand alone scripts.
 

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