While searching for "eyetee"-related jobs in my area, I was surprised to see a number of listings for Perl developers. After looking at one, I was no longer surprised:
We need someone to come in and Crack open, modify, and replace some old code written in Perl.
Translation: some idiot who worked here 15 years ago wrote a bunch of Perl scripts that our entire system runs on, and none of our current staff can decipher them.
Offered extremely flexible hours, full-time or part-time, or even a work-from-home arrangement. Really made me appreciate how valuable our arcane art is.
And they all scoffed at me for claiming that Perl is still marketable in $current_year...
$,=qq.\n.;print q.\/\/____\/.,q./\ \ / / \\.,q. /_/__.,q..
"Structurally, Perl is a brainf*ck comparable to that of brainf*ck."
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