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Re^2: My favorite monk is

by Unanimous Monk (Sexton)
on May 08, 2006 at 14:28 UTC ( #548010=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: My favorite monk is
in thread My favorite monk is

It was only a short while ago I found out about paco, and his story at Perlmonks.

Ok, now I'm curious. What is paco's story, or is the lone 557XP question all there is?


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Re^3: My favorite monk is
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on May 08, 2006 at 14:33 UTC
    paco posted a single question and was never seen again. Sometime after that, Ovid started a campaign to make paco a Saint by trying to get every monk to vote for paco. It's succeeding quite nicely, given that paco has only one node to vote on. (It is the second highest-ranked node of all time.)

    Update: I'll happily stand corrected. Erudil's node is the singularly most-recognized piece of Perl code.


    My criteria for good software:
    1. Does it work?
    2. Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?
      Thankfully, this node still ranks higher. Now that I think about it, I wish I could have voted for Erudil.

      bassplayer

Re^3: My favorite monk is
by BrowserUk (Pope) on May 08, 2006 at 15:19 UTC

    The myth continued


    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
    Lingua non convalesco, consenesco et abolesco. -- Rule 1 has a caveat! -- Who broke the cabal?
    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
Re^3: My favorite monk is
by ambrus (Abbot) on May 13, 2006 at 12:44 UTC

    As I've heared, he was the first real visitor of perlmonks, he posted a question first after the opening of The Monastery Gates. Everyone before him cound as natives, not visitors.

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