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Re: XKCD references Perl!

by jdporter (Canon)
on Feb 09, 2013 at 21:01 UTC ( #1017985=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to XKCD references Perl!

Part of the joke is that it alludes to the well-known adage,

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.
(source. Thanks to Jeffrey Friedl)

I reckon we are the only monastery ever to have a dungeon stuffed with 16,000 zombies.

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[marioroy]: Lady_Aleena my $ans = qx! find . -name "*.pl" -exec ls -l {} \\; !;
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