Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked
 
PerlMonks  

By Sharon Hopkins (also in Programming Perl)

by jdube (Initiate)
on Jan 01, 2000 at 22:56 UTC ( #1650=poem: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

#!/usr/bin/perl APPEAL: listen (please, please); open yourself, wide; join (you, me), connect (us, together), tell me. do something if distressed; @dawn, dance; @evening, sing; read (books, $poems, stories) until peacful; study if able; sort your feelings, reset goals, seek (friends, family, anyone); do*not*die (like this) if sin abounds; keys (hidden), open (locks, doors), tell secrets; do not, I-beg-you, close them, yet. accept (yourself, changes), bind (grief, despair); require truth, goodness if-you-will, each moment; select (always), length(of-days) #listen (a perl poem) #Sharon Hopkins #rev. June 19, 1995

Comment on By Sharon Hopkins (also in Programming Perl)
Download Code
RE: By Sharon Hopkins (also in Programming Perl)
by jdube (Initiate) on Jan 01, 2000 at 23:05 UTC
    Hrm, it didn't quite post the way I wanted it to, sorry about the bad formatting. Says its maintained by me, but there's nowhere to change the content.
      Whoop, I guess it worked. Nebbermind.
Re: By Sharon Hopkins (also in Programming Perl)
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 24, 2011 at 18:29 UTC
    does this not work any more, or do I have something wrong with my perl install? lacrymology@Optimus:~$ ./listen syntax error at ./listen line 26, near "not," Execution of ./listen aborted due to compilation errors.
      It doesn't work for me on:
      This is perl, v5.8.9 built for x86_64-linux

      I get the same error as you do. Your perl install is probably fine. This poem may never have compiled. It does compile when I delete the comma after "not".

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: poem [id://1650]
This node hasn't been approved yet
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others scrutinizing the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-11-27 11:15 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My preferred Perl binaries come from:














    Results (184 votes), past polls