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It compiles, but it's not really a haiku. (5-7-5)
Please accept my appologies -- I read it incorrectly.
See RE: RE: RE: RE: Perl Haiku.
Not a stretch - that's how I read it initially...
For the record, a haiku has other forms besides 5-7-5
I read it thusly:
Perl Equals Open Paren Obfuscation
q;Art of the unreadable;Close Paren;
print :"Perl sub(zero) done for fun"
Use subroutines for code reuse
Master regular expressions
Write my GUIs with Perl
Abandon CGI in favor of some modern web framework
Put my code in modules
Create CPAN distributions
test and document my code as I write it
Write OOP with or without animal help
Finally switch to a modern Perl style
Create a killer application with Perl
Detoxify from Perl and PerlMonks
Choose another language because Perl is dead
Learn to program for mobile devices
Complete my secret world domination project
None, because the road to hell is paved with good intentions
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