Leader of Birmingham.pm [pm.org] and a CPAN author [cpan.org]. Co-organised YAPC::Europe in 2006 and the 2009 QA Hackathon, responsible for the YAPC Conference Surveys [yapc-surveys.org] and the QA Hackathon [qa-hackathon.org] websites. Also the current caretaker for the CPAN Testers websites and data stores.
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Birmingham.pm has been suffering from those infernal spam attacks of late. So I decided, as several of the list use routing addresses, I would try and stop the spam hitting the list via some simple regexs. Simple I thought.
"Ha", cried Majordomo, "Your Regexs are wrong. Begone and learning to write them properly."
"Hmmmmm.", I thought. "But surely 'html' is a valid regex?"
"No, no and thrice no!" said Majordomo, "Do it properly or not at all".
I am now very perplexed. When is a regex not a regex? It seems Majordomo has an entirely different concept to regexs than everyone else. Or maybe it just doesn't like me
So now I'm going to have to resort to banning routing addresses, which I'm not best pleased with as I use one too