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You from Chicago, by any chance?
Or, in the words of the late Don Adams, "Missed it by that much!"
tbone1, YAPS (Yet Another Perl Schlub)
And remember, if he succeeds, so what.
- Chick McGee
Sorry... thing is, I do live in Chicago... I hope you were kidding about the late Don Adams. I'd hate to think another one of my heroes has left us...
I hope you were kidding about the late Don Adams.
I did not know this, but it is true. IMDB reports the following:
Date of death (details)
25 September 2005
Beverly Hills, California, USA. (pulmonary infection)
I went to college at IIT, where I got to write programs for a Univac 1108, analogue computers, and even got to muck about with an RCA 301.
Now, I'm in Connecticut, where the dead occasionally vote with absentee ballots, but not at the polling places.
Use subroutines for code reuse
Master regular expressions
Write my GUIs with Perl
Abandon CGI in favor of some modern web framework
Put my code in modules
Create CPAN distributions
test and document my code as I write it
Write OOP with or without animal help
Finally switch to a modern Perl style
Create a killer application with Perl
Detoxify from Perl and PerlMonks
Choose another language because Perl is dead
Learn to program for mobile devices
Complete my secret world domination project
None, because the road to hell is paved with good intentions
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