A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
To grok Perl one must first grok Perl.
Elemental's ruminations on tea:
On 80 cups a day, I haven't slept for 80 years! O_O
You could say I'm mad for tea--or, or just say I'm mad--
Oh, you can't stay any longer? Oh, actually, I'm, I'm quite glad--
All the more Battenberg for me.
I can barely pour, my hands have gone a bit shaky from caffeine--
I love it though, I'd sell me own grandma for a cup...
Well, I'd sell your grandma for a cup...
recent good read: Far More than Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know about Prototypes in Perl -- by Tom Christiansen
because one day your code will be legacy: 965808
Saints in my book:
...and of course the ubiquitous, ever-prolific Anonymous Monk!
Some interesting & useful profiles: