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Re: If the only tool you have is a hammer...

by Sherlock (Deacon)
on Jul 03, 2001 at 20:08 UTC ( #93558=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to If the only tool you have is a hammer...

I take this as a vigilant reminder...when the only tool you have is Perl (or C or Java or whatever), then every problem looks like it should be solved by Perl. Always evaluate your problem and use the best tool.

You can hammer in a screw, but wouldn't it be much better and easier to use a screwdriver?

++ princepawn - Sound advice, brother.

- Sherlock

Skepticism is the source of knowledge as much as knowledge is the source of skepticism.
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[Eily]: there's a rivalry between the two cities, so defining one in terms of the other might not be well received
[Eily]: erix well I did click on the walking icon
LanX giggles!
[LanX]: Eily I'm duing this constantly with people from rival cities ...MUCHO fun!
[Eily]: The best example of that is the TGV, they couldn't decide who would get it so it's in the middle of nowhere halfway between the two
[LanX]: Eily: that rings a bell
[erix]: interesting difference, I suppose they use different data/routes (and shorter seems better, no?)
[LanX]: Montabaur station
[erix]: (I used http://afstandmete n.nl/ )
LanX The stations of Limburg Süd and Montabaur, which are approximately 20 km apart, ...

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