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Almost. I think a better way of elevating people into the world of full Perl enjoyment is to show them WHY they need that new construct or function. Otherwise, it's just more noise to those that aren't ready to receive higher knowledge.

Just showing is not really enough. If someone takes a brilliant one-liner and adds it to their program or application without knowing how it works, then that is really just black-box reuse.

But for God's sake, don't quit doing what you do! I think what cLive ;-) was getting at is we need all kinds of levels of answers. Remember, answers directed at the seeker of wisdom are read by many more potential lurkers, and while you may know the level of the seeker, you cannot know the levels of the unknown lurkers . . .

Jeff

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In reply to (jeffa) 2Re: Writing answers for newbie questions by jeffa
in thread Writing answers for newbie questions by cLive ;-)

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