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signs of intelligent life (in case anyone's searching ;-)
ack is a tool like grep, aimed at programmers with large trees of heterogeneous source code.
ack is written purely in Perl, and takes advantage of the power of Perl's regular expressions.
On 2005-10-14, I cleaned up some ancient cruft. The most interesting thing I found (and fixed) was the following. In the thread of Site How To (which, btw, is no longer an official site doc), some people had posted "root" question nodes as replies. Apparently they didn't know how to go to Seekers of Perl Wisdom and scroll to the bottom. So I yanked those nodes out and made them root nodes in the SoPW section. They were:
My Free Nodelet Hacks:
Some of my root and pseudo-root nodes:
In <32623.959291225@chthon>, tchrist wrote:
A programmer who hasn't been exposed to all four of the imperative, functional, objective, and logical programming styles has one or more conceptual blindspots. It's like knowing how to boil but not fry. Programming is not a skill one develops in five easy lessons.
The Young Man and the Beach⇒ by tchrist
Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures⇒ at the (U.S.) National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Some interesting homenode replies:
O'Reilly has 36 syndication feeds:
Interesting thread: Useless unless. The "suggestion that Perl should have an otherwise" came from me. This thread is really about two issues: unless and otherwise. I don't care about the unless bit.
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I became a ham⇒ on November 22, 2004. My call sign is KI4HTE.
If you're interested in the geographical location of monks:
Two awesome lists of Perl resources:
Resources for Learning Perl
Design Patterns in Perl
Single-Serving⇒ Goal: "the best phrase guides and language aides on the web and the most useable maps and trail guides."