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Re: poll ideas quest 2012

by chacham (Curate)
on Jul 01, 2012 at 10:43 UTC ( #979294=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by talexb (Canon) on Jul 13, 2012 at 20:39 UTC

    Also,

    • IRC
    • perl -de 1
    • perldoc

    Alex / talexb / Toronto

    "Groklaw is the open-source mentality applied to legal research" ~ Linus Torvalds

      Excellent points. Thanx!

      I wonder how many people turn to perldoc. Or is it just one of those things people tell other people to do. :P

        For me, “perldoc” has 3 distinct (albeit related) meanings:

        • The perldoc command line tool. I seldom use this.
        • The perldoc website. I keep this permanently open in my browser, and refer to it regularly. I particularly like the convenience of the “Search” feature.
        • The downloaded documentation (perldoc.tar.gz). I use the HTML version for browsing when the website is down or slow, and the PDF version for printed hardcopies, which make great bedtime reading. ;-)

        So, yes, some of us, at least, do regularly turn to perldoc. It’s a great resource, and, for me, one which has become almost indispensable. (And, while I’m at it, I should highlight the perldoc FAQs and Tutorials, valuable resources which are all-too-easy to overlook in the heat of programming.)

        Athanasius <°(((><contra mundum

Re^2: poll ideas quest 2012
by space_monk (Chaplain) on Nov 01, 2012 at 13:54 UTC
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