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Re^4: Modern Perl: The Book: The Draft

by ww (Bishop)
on Jul 07, 2010 at 01:37 UTC ( #848359=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Modern Perl: The Book: The Draft
in thread Modern Perl: The Book: The Draft

/me headslaps self.

In fact, jethro's take is far more plausible than the view behind my dissent.

From the times of two postings on the topic by an Anonymonk, the content of the direct reply to jethro's node seems to be a retraction of Re^2: Modern Perl: The Book: The Draft... but the notion of age() as a mutator does fit the fact that aging cheese changes (mutates) its character. :-)

Thus, a re-dissent on that tangential matter: IMO, 6 months is singularly inadequate for sharp! cheddar; far better 12 ...or even, as some of our Wisconsinites pride themselves on doing, for 12 years or more. But, that re-dissent is posited on the notion that the methods used by those in America's dairyland as determined by empirical testing.

++ again, jethro


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Re^5: Modern Perl: The Book: The Draft
by Anonymous Monk on Jul 07, 2010 at 02:04 UTC
    as a mutator does fit the fact that aging cheese changes (mutates) its character. :-)

    It also makes the cheese unavailable for sale, since it is in storage :)

      1. Sell no cheese before its time (aged).
      2. No, it's in process (mutating).
      3. Are the feds still offering price supports; stockpiling cheese for school lunches?
      4. ...

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