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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Egads! (Score:3, Funny)

    by WebDragon (1204) on 2003.05.07 21:30 (#19909) Homepage Journal
    Now you know what I felt like the moment I took a look at the code for webmin. :/

    I wanted to shred it upon the instant, whip out CGI.pm and HTML::Template and my Vorpal Keyboard and HAVE AT THEE!! {hack, slash}

    I mean really. REALLY. If someone was willing to pay me to do it I'd drop everything and just go DO it. I might just do it anyway and hold it for ransom :D
  • You can write ugly and unstructured code in any language. Since Perl is so easy to write in, it makes it easy to write ugly and unstructured code. But on the other hand, it is also easy to write beautiful and structured code in Perl - it just needs more effort on behalf of the programmer.

    Hm. Thinking about it, since Laziness and Impatience are two of the great virtues, maybe this pulls the balance towards ugly and unstructured 'write-only' code (get the job done, and get on). On the other hand, Hubris defi