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Perl Quiz of the Week

posted by pudge on 2002.10.16 9:52   Printer-friendly
jdavidb writes "Mark-Jason Dominus now has a Perl quiz of the week mailing list you can subscribe to at perl-qotw-subscribe@plover.com. I presume you'll receive a delightful puzzle or quiz to try to solve with Perl every week. I can't figure out where the original announcement came from, but I received it forwarded to the DFW.pm list. The suggestion came from someone in one of MJD's training sessions, apparently."
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  • I think the original announcement [google.com] was on comp.lang.perl.moderated (as MJD is the main moderator of this newsgroup.)
    • Actually the
      original announcement [google.com] was in comp.lang.perl.misc. But then I thought I should distribute it more widely.



      Rather surprisingly, the student who originally requested this last week hasn't subscribed.

      • Speaking of distributing things more widely, there's also a discussion mailing list, perl-qotw-discuss@plover.com, where the questions will be discussed.

        To subscribe to the discussion list, click here [mailto] and send email.

        You don't find out about the discussion list until you subscribe to the qotw list, well, unless you read this...

        Sounds like fun, although I hope people will be good enough to use some spoiler-avoidance protocol in the discussion list for the first few days the new quizzes are out. I may get

  • There is an archive of perl-qotw messages at

    . This includes the two quizzes I sent out on Wednesday.

    There is an archive of the messages from perl-qotw-discuss, the assoicated discussion list, at

  • I anticipate that the perl-qotw-discuss list will probably have fairly high traffic. You may prefer to subscribe to the digest version of the list, which will bundle up a number of messages and send them at once, instead of one at a time. To subscribe, send a message to

    perl-qotw-discuss-digest-subscribe@plover.com