Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

I can't recall a single good idea accompanied by working code turned away in the past five years I've read the mailing list.

I can. Migrating Win32API::(File|Net|Registry) into the core. Fixing pseudohash lookups so that things like

my $x=[{foo=>[]}]; $x->{foo}=1;

dont eat up all your ram (darned if i can find the mail that had the patch in it when i search tho). Fixing native Win32 command line handling so globbing is automatic as it would be on VMS and thereby simulating how it works on *nix. Fixing <> so it cant be used to rm -rf /. And thats just with a modest amount of searching, or asking in the CB. I'm sure if I looked hard Id find a bunch more.

I like the idea of votes. I think that certain personalities have historically had their (negative) opinions weighted far more heavily than they should be. A proper voting mechanism would counteract that. IE: "We have 300 people who said that it should work like X, just because PERLGURU thinks otherwise shouldn't outweigh them."

Renaming 'err' to 'dor'... Ummm.... :-)

---
$world=~s/war/peace/g


In reply to Re: The Perl 5 Conspiracy by demerphq
in thread The Perl 5 Conspiracy by chromatic

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
    <code> <a> <b> <big> <blockquote> <br /> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <font> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <hr /> <i> <li> <nbsp> <ol> <p> <small> <strike> <strong> <sub> <sup> <table> <td> <th> <tr> <tt> <u> <ul>
  • Snippets of code should be wrapped in <code> tags not <pre> tags. In fact, <pre> tags should generally be avoided. If they must be used, extreme care should be taken to ensure that their contents do not have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor intervention).
  • Want more info? How to link or or How to display code and escape characters are good places to start.
Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chanting in the Monastery: (6)
As of 2021-06-21 15:31 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    What does the "s" stand for in "perls"? (Whence perls)












    Results (98 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?