Sweet Mother of Perl!

Ken Jordan ken.w.jordan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 15:17:31 MST 2009


While we're talking about good books does anyone have a good suggestion for
learning C?
Ken

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 7:26 PM, Charles Curley <
charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 05, 2009 at 09:58:45AM -0700, Daniel C. wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Jacob Fugal <lukfugl at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I already knew perl when I got this one, so I don't know how good of a
> > > "learning perl" book it makes, but Perl Best Practices is really good.
> >
> > I have a friend who used to write Perl while high on LSD.  It ran
> > fine, and worked, but when he looked at it later he had no idea how or
> > why.  For this and other reasons, I find the idea of Perl having "best
> > practices" to be slightly amusing.
>
> Odd. I don't recall "Take LSD" as one of the Best Practices.
>
> >
> > (This should be taken as an amusing anecdote and not as an invitation
> > to start a flame war.
>
> As I started reading this, I thought you were going to say, "... and
> not as an invitation to take LSD."
>
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