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Re: The Perl Crackpot Index

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 26, 2005 at 14:15 UTC ( #478206=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to The Perl Crackpot Index

  • Medium points for writing a database abstraction layer.
  • Very high points for designing yet another form of pseudo-hashes, clamped hashes or something similar.
  • Medium points for yet another, incompatible with the rest of the world, Class:: module.
  • Low points for suggesting a "community project" on Perlmonks.
  • High points if you don't do anything work on the project you suggest.
  • Medium points for suggesting some random functionality needs to be in the Perl core.
  • Low points for writing lists like these.
  • Low points for each JAPH you've written.
  • Medium points for each JAPH you've posted.
  • High points if you write articles/books about JAPHs.
  • Low points for writing 'Randall'.
  • High points for writing 'PERL'.
  • High points for thinking Perl is about web programming.
  • Medium points for insisting your name is spelled in all lowercase - with a monotyped font.
  • Low points for using map or grep in void context.
  • Low points for parsing HTML with a regex.
  • Low points for checking email addresses with a regex.
  • Medium points for not writing something now "because Perl6 will be here soon".
  • Medium points for each Perl6 RFC6 rejected by Larry.
  • Low points for asking about a Perl IDE.
  • Medium points for promoting whatever you use yourself when someone asks about a Perl IDE.
  • High points for writing a Perl IDE.
  • Very high points for saying you're not a programmer.


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