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Re^4: Is there an easier way to find and install modules on Linux? (s#!t)

by LanX (Canon)
on Dec 14, 2013 at 19:52 UTC ( #1067179=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Is there an easier way to find and install modules on Linux?
in thread Is there an easier way to find and install modules on Linux?

Oh you are talking about SymbolSwearing?

Took me a while, other cultures have less problems with the Seven_Dirty_Words.

But under the assumption that they shouldn't be used as identifiers in source code, they'd form excellent free replacements for punctuation (well at least the one-syllable ones).

That would prevent name space pollution!

In other words: say

  • "s#!t"╣ => $

    but

  • "dollar" => dollar

    such that

  • "s#!t dollar" => $dollar

and so on.

so @{ $job->( "name" ) }

would be something like

BUT I'm not confident about the encoding, cause I'm no native swearer! :-(

Could you please help me?

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

╣) augmented spelling for the American market

▓) update: corrected syntax error s/ f*ck / c*ck /


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Re^5: Is there an easier way to find and install modules on Linux? (s#!t)
by boftx (Chaplain) on Dec 14, 2013 at 22:35 UTC

    Not a bad first-effort, but everyone knows that "tits" shouldn't be on the list because they're a snack. :)

    It helps to remember that the primary goal is to drain the swamp even when you are hip-deep in alligators.

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