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in reply to Re^2: Code Review Time!
in thread Code Review Time!

Wow, I've not seen such a rant since BK coined "use strict is gay" way back in 2001 (which inspired Acme::USIG).

Update: Though the original historic bulletin board response from "bk" to Dave Cross is currently available via the Wayback Machine link above, I also embed the original text (including typos) below because it is too important to Perl history to risk losing:

Posted By: bk
Date: Wednesday, 2 May 2001, at 2:29 p.m.

In Response To: Re: Will this work? (Dave Cross)

No,but its true-- strict really does suck. I hate it. Its gay. Dont tell me ehat to do. And nobody wants your to be back, either.