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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I have a co-worker that won't do program in anything but Java. We "talk" back and forth because I really don't want to use Java. I would rather stick to Tcl and Perl for getting stuff done. I have yet to find something where Java is *the* language to use. About the only thing that I do like about Java is the Oracle thin client so I don't have to pack around the actual client to use the db.
  • I think he really does mean "mace" there: as in "something with spikey bits that causes damage". Mace/shield/la la la...

    cf "dumped down", a deliberate near homonym. No real problems with English that I can detect, even if his prose has a very distinctive *grain*!
  • Hire ten monkeys and you’ll get work worthy of ten monkeys!

    Yeah, one might be inclined to “d’uh” – if only the management and businesspeople actually understood that notion…