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tinman (2063)

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tinman spent a few years mucking around industry before going back to school for a Masters. Currently not enjoying the weather in North England..

He wrote Perl that looked suspiciously like C code in 1998, while working as an intern, and has been trying to cure that bad habit ever since.

Journal of tinman (2063)

Thursday May 15, 2003
09:39 AM

which part of the word panic...

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Lots of junk food, endless fizzy drinks and coffee.. the office looks like a cyclone through a garbage dump.. yep, its cutover time.

Annoying that I get landed with the module that is lacking in requirements.. means I get to work like a dog these days, trying (scrambling) to finish.. but hey, its only for a few months more (*this is the time I start praying for universities to accept me*).. Game of thrones is building up nicely.. I managed to squeeze in an hours worth of reading last night.

Came across a slightly weird thought/problem today writing a code generator. I use a phrasebook and embed a variable name (ie: $table_name). Inside a foreach, the variable $table_name takes different values.. Unfortunately, when I write out the phrasebook string, I get no value.. I'm sure its a global/local variable side effect that I havent seen.. need to check it out a bit more.. Ended up doing a regex substitute, which works, but err.. isnt as nice

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