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It occured to me the other day that I am a pretty good perl programmer. Or so I think. I then realized that a few months ago I thought the same thing, and yet looking back I can say that I have come a long way (certainly in no small part thanks to the Monastery). And prior to that I also thought I was a good perl programmer. And looking back, well let's just say he didn't use strict. etc. etc.

Is this a common experience? Does the nature of programming and the fast-pace of computer-related fields contribute to this phenomenon? Does it in fact, induce it? Am I (are we) destined to walk this path evermore; ants on mobius? Who is Ru Paul?

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