in reply to
this is a real perl program!
It may be a program, but what's obfuscated about it?
I guess I don't really see anything very complicated in
drawing whatever picture you want in comments, and putting
in a single command outside comments. If the picture
made of the hash marks was very complex, I might call
it ascii art. But not obfuscation. (Obfuscation is
something I can't read or write ;).
Update: It looks as if
Aighearach beat me to this comment. It's because
I was busy talking with him about it on chatterbox