the BOLD UPPERCASE seems like a very strong emphasis-ion to me... It is sometimes hard to slurp in all replies to your question in a thread, and using a little bald bold seems very correct in Abigail-II's node.
Further-on I dont see why this node has an 'attitude' it is a strong-harted advice to the novice perl programmer, who made a logical mistake, and can be spared many sufferings in the future by this advice.
er formait hyarya.
-- "Life is a house and the next tornado is never far away"
-- "lovely by nature"