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Re^2: Were it not a monastery, my favourite metaphor for PerlMonks would have been:

by Ben Win Lue (Friar)
on Aug 14, 2007 at 13:16 UTC ( #632480=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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Re^3: Were it not a monastery, my favourite metaphor for PerlMonks would have been:
by blazar (Canon) on Aug 16, 2007 at 16:59 UTC

    Well, a brewery is a specialized kind of factory, while I think that a generic factory would be more in the spirit of Perl: actually I imagine a Perl Factory as one which could at the same time brew the finest beer and ship out microchips. Or... chocolate!

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