Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
XP is just a number
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Don't Allow Author to Front Page a Node

by mrbbking (Hermit)
on May 06, 2002 at 18:32 UTC ( #164405=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Don't Allow Author to Front Page a Node

"In Perl culture ... you're expected to stay out of someone's home because you weren't invited in, not because there are bars on the windows."
--Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, and/or Randal Schwartz in "Programming Perl" second ed. p. 278.
The thread you linked to in your post seemed to have a quick back and forth which ended with the 'perpetrator' acknowledging that he was unaware that it was considered in poor taste to front-page one's own node. It looks to have been a worthwhile exercise. The original poster learned something about the culture here, and so much the better.

I like it that there are very few windows around here with bars on them...


Comment on Re: Don't Allow Author to Front Page a Node

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://164405]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others about the Monastery: (19)
As of 2014-07-10 14:57 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    When choosing user names for websites, I prefer to use:








    Results (212 votes), past polls