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Re: Perl Golf Ethics

by syphilis (Chancellor)
on Jan 01, 2007 at 11:52 UTC ( #592437=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl Golf Ethics

Seems to me that both "Perl Golf" and the other form of "Golf" (where one hits a ball with a stick ... and the ball's not even moving ... how easy is that !!) are, indeed, governed by the same ethical consideration - namely:

If the rules do not prohibit it, then it's ethical.

That is surely "ethics" at it's most fundamental.

Cheers,
Rob

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Re: Perl Golf Ethics
by jonadab (Parson) on Jan 01, 2007 at 14:48 UTC
    If the rules do not prohibit it, then it's ethical.

    Heh. Exactly the opposite of firewall ruleset logic, where anything not expressly permitted is verboten by default.


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