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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.
Read a book on Perl
Written a book on Perl
Contributed to the Perl source code
Debugged someone else's script
Played Perl Golf
Used regular expressions to save the day
Used Perl for a certain amount of time (please specify)
Invested a certain amount of man-hours in learning Perl (please estimate)
Visited at least x Perl related events
(Co)maintain at least x active (up-river) CPAN modules
Forgotten you were not Larry Wall
One can never truly know Perl
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