One of the resident monks is the winner of the 2nd Annual TPJ Perl Poetry Contest. I promose that he being a Perl Monk had nothing to do with my judging :) He just got megapoints for it being a Tolkien port (and my liking of it in general).

UPDATE: Mr. First Place (Erudil) just told me that Mr. Second Place is also a Perl Monk, andreychek. Obviously, since this wasn't know, it had no bearing on judging.

Cheers,
KM

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Re: PerlMonk wins Perl Poety Contest
by stefan k (Curate) on Sep 10, 2001 at 15:52 UTC
    Fine art!
    What strikes me, though, is that Kevin Meltzer seems way ahead of the time: the document states it's from October 2001 and to quote my computer:
    > date Mon Sep 10 13:40:28 CEST 2001
    *grin*

    And the winner brings up a few other thoughts:

    • is there a tengwar mode for writing perl? ((x)emacs support would be nice)
    • what about rewriting The Camel in Cirth and carving it into stone?
    • is there a version of perl which doesn't use English words but Quenya for it's statements?
    ;-)

    Regards... Stefan
    you begin bashing the string with a +42 regexp of confusion

      What strikes me, though, is that Kevin Meltzer seems way ahead of the time: the document states it's from October 2001 and to quote my computer:

      Ha! I would normally say that I was bored of this month so I set all my clocks ahead to get to December more quickly (to celebrate my birthday).. but alas, the date was really put there by CMP since the issue is/was to come out in October.

      Cheers,
      KM

Re: PerlMonk wins Perl Poety Contest
by mrmick (Curate) on Sep 10, 2001 at 15:29 UTC