[OT] Religious Issues (Was: quickie)
rowdenw at eskimo.com
Tue May 23 14:36:51 PDT 2000
Today, Christopher Twigg wrote:
> No, but there's nothing inherently _wrong_ with using Perl to do
> your file manipulation.
Approaches at which I smile and approaches that are "wrong" are
(mostly) different categories. I won't think less of anyone who
uses a Swiss Army chainsaw to do their file manipulations.
To someone with a hammer, the whole world looks like a nail.
Someone else might smile at the tasks I force awk to do. In fact,
Bradley Bell's proposed method actually seems to me to be the most
I'm just envious because I haven't added Perl to my toolbox yet.
> On Tue, 23 May 2000, William Rowden wrote:
> > Today, Christopher Twigg wrote:
> > > On Mon, 22 May 2000, William Rowden wrote:
> > > > I was just smiling over invoking perl for file operations...
> > > Hey! TMTOWTDI!
> > All of those ways to do it are in Perl, I suppose? :-)
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