I agree too!
in reply to Re: "Baby" Perl versus "Bad" Perl
in thread "Baby" Perl versus "Bad" Perl
'Hell is full of people with good intentions.'
I guess that it all depends on the target that the writer is pointing to.
If you read a book of someone that is teaching perl to crack certain machines and steal something. You would not be able to judge him as a good or bad perl evangelist, because:
Like any other piece of comunication. It all depends on one's own common sense. Or at least, on the money invested by people that know nothing about programing :)
- 1) He has surely proved that his code works like he wants to. And his readers buy his book because they know what he did with perl.
- 2) It is not supposed to be good code. It is not targeted to all the world.