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Re^2: [Quote] When should I use Perl?

by bibliophile (Parson)
on Dec 27, 2006 at 01:51 UTC ( #591770=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: [Quote] When should I use Perl?
in thread [Quote] When should I use Perl?

Note that adding cooks *increases* cooking time...

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Re^3: [Quote] When should I use Perl?
by blazar (Canon) on Dec 27, 2006 at 13:24 UTC
    Note that adding cooks *increases* cooking time...

    Hehe! And also:

    • "The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned."
    • "Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later."

    (Both from Frederick P. Brooks's "The Mythical Man-Month".)

    But... is the person you're answering to really talking about adding cooks or about adding ingredients? Well, I guess it may well be a matter of personal taste and interpretation, or pov. And anyway... does adding ingredients increase cooking time? In principle yes - obviously. It all depends on whether it does so negligibly or considerably, and how good the final taste will be!

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