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Hello! I'm Paul Makepeace [paulm.com], a regular on London.pm [pm.org]. Perl's my primary language I code in (since '95 I think); people even pay me [paulmakepeace.com] for it! Although I'd say I'm a developer I spend a substantial chunk of time being a sysadmin for my own machines (I'm also one of london.pm.org's root), all Debian boxen.

This journal is my first foray into a technical annotation of my perl life...

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Friday June 11, 2004
10:12 AM

Windows NT, VMS?

[ #19200 ]

(Lifted from London.pm, this thread on Windows NT v. VMS).

Je 2004-06-11 00:20:29 +0100, Phil Lanch skribis:
> On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 02:50:35PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> > I would be *much* happier running the bastard child of VMS
>
> hang on a minute ... isn't Windows NT the bastard child of VMS?
 
$ perl -pe 's/(.)/chr -1+ord $1/ge'
WNT
VMS
$
 
Apparently.
 
P

Try "IBM" too :-)

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