hasn't been here in 3 days, and his "gods" account hasn't had a login in quite some time. Your assessment that BrowserUk
's account has been hacked is possible, and the most likely explanation. The alternate explanation is far worse -- that he is just stirring things up. I will go with the "been hacked" explanation and offer him a benefit of the doubt despite the rudeness of the recent diatribe.
This whole thing belongs in PerlMonks Discussion under the original thread though, not in Seekers of Perl Wisdom. I don't see any Perl wisdom sought here.