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Re: poll ideas quest 2012

by cavac (Chaplain)
on Apr 26, 2012 at 17:02 UTC ( #967407=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to poll ideas quest 2012

When my Perl script doesn't work, i

  • try to debug it.
  • go for a coffee break.
  • ask in SoPW for help.
  • demand in SoPW that someone fix it! Now!!!
  • repeatedly bash my head against the wall.
  • repeatedly bash someone else's head against the wall.
  • ignore the problem in the hope nobody will notice.
  • declare that it's a feature, not a bug.
  • write an RFC to make my "solution" an internet standard.
  • don't care.

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Comment on Re: poll ideas quest 2012
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by chacham (Curate) on Aug 01, 2012 at 13:35 UTC

    run it again "just in case"
    wait until the next morning, hoping "reverse code rot" fixes it

Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by moritz (Cardinal) on Aug 01, 2012 at 13:40 UTC
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by frozenwithjoy (Curate) on Aug 02, 2012 at 07:26 UTC

    It's obviously a missing semi-colon, but I don't have the time to figure out where it is; therefore, change all characters to semi-colons!

    perl -pi -e 's/./;/g' super_important_script.pl

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