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I would like to request comments regarding the following proposal: A new section on PerlMonks called maybe "wtf" for showing of , discus, and (highly) probably explain the worst/most funny/strange perl code seen.

I'm not talking about obfuscation! I'm talking about really strange code, weird, inappropriate algorithms...

Also note that I'm talking about code that runs - error free.

I do understand that We already have Worst Nodes but Worst Nodes is about the approval of nodes, not especially about the approval of perl code.

Anyway, my first entry would be Re: generate combinations of lists. It would fit the description of a wtf as it shows one of the worst possible algorithms to generate permutations.

I hope the example shows the spirit of a wtf.

Anyway? Any comments?

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2005-09-29 Retitled by g0n, as per Monastery guidelines
Original title: 'a proposal'

In reply to a proposal for a new section on PerlMonks by gargle

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