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RE: From Initiate to Monk

by tune (Curate)
on Nov 08, 2000 at 14:31 UTC ( #40504=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE: From Initiate to Monk
in thread From Initiate to Monk

I think PM is addictive... In a good way :-)

-- tune

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RE: RE: From Initiate to Monk
by Blue (Hermit) on Nov 09, 2000 at 01:21 UTC
    I have to agree that PM is addictive, and it is so in many of the same ways that Perl itself is addictive, so if you fall for one, it's easy to fall for another.

    PM, like Perl, is concerned with "Doing the Right Thing".
    PM, like Perl, trys to figure out what you mean if you aren't clear.
    PM, like Perl, is easy to use but with lots of power.
    PM, like Perl, has it's saints (or gods) to look up to and learn from, as well as it's eager newbies attempting things for the very first time.
    PM, like Perl, is forgiving. And usually it's 'error messages' are rather informative.
    PM, like Perl, is just darn fun.

    Ok, enough campiness for now, but Pm definitely has a feel that keeps bringing me back, and in it's way is a microcosm for the Perl community entire. Which is full of hoopy froods.

    =Blue
    ...you might be eaten by a grue...

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[1nickt]: How old are your sprogs marto?
[marto]: 4, if they're good they#ll make it to 5 :P
[1nickt]: Mpph didn;t have twins bu I remember thinking that the "terrible twos" was a misnomer as age 4 seemed to be much more difficult.
LanX 4 kids and wanting to upgrade to 5? wow! ! !
[1nickt]: My lads are 15 and 31 now and both drive me just as crazy as when little, just less frequently.

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