There's also an interesting-looking talk that he seems to
have done on
I think it would be really interesting if that would be
expanded into a book. The first few chapters might
address really bad code (as he's already done), and
later chapters could go on to address the kinds of things
BastardOperator mentioned in Perl secrets
The middle bit would just be stolen from
Some might wonder who
would buy a book of bad programming practices instead
of something like Effective Perl Programming.
The answer, of course, is anyone who delights finding
flaws: the people who talk about how something is
historically inaccurate or against the laws of physics
during a movie, the people who laugh at typos in books,
the people who highlight all the spelling
errors I've made...
Well, I'd buy a copy (I'm the one who points out historical
inaccuracies in movies).
Update: Ovid, of course I meant your
comments about showing the dangers of bad code! :P
Just look at where the link is pointing...
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