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What would you miss the most in a post-apocalyptic world?
Since Romans made ice cream, you could probably make some. First, send some slaves to the top of a nearby mountain to get snow....
I would have checked "all of the above" but the choice wasn't there.
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"But beware of the yellow stuff"
"It's in the water -- that's why it's yellow. Bear Whizz Beer!"
Depending on the nature of the apocalypse, the stuff that glows in the dark should probably be avoided.
Use subroutines for code reuse
Master regular expressions
Write my GUIs with Perl
Abandon CGI in favor of some modern web framework
Put my code in modules
Create CPAN distributions
test and document my code as I write it
Write OOP with or without animal help
Finally switch to a modern Perl style
Create a killer application with Perl
Detoxify from Perl and PerlMonks
Choose another language because Perl is dead
Learn to program for mobile devices
Complete my secret world domination project
None, because the road to hell is paved with good intentions
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