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Useless .... of course !
It's been a game between Gloom and me, but may be you may like it too !
So, If you're interested in Perl golf, come on and join the contest...
Let's turn this 'useless code' into 'shortest useless code'
(RULE: Reproduce the spiral made by gloom with the fewest char.
the screen cleaning, shebang and the like aren't necessary...)
Here is my contribution (84 char):
PS: For a really impressive PerlGolf example see this
"Trying to be a SMART lamer" (thanx to Merlyn