Sweet Mother of Perl!

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Mar 5 19:26:30 MST 2009

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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