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    by chromatic (983) on 2003.04.16 0:05 (#19180) Homepage Journal

    Advogato has further discussion [advogato.org], including rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth responses by yours truly.

    • Shlomi appears to be kind of a whiner [advogato.org], who has lots of ideas [mpe.mpg.de] but produces little code. I remember, though, that he sent a large doc patch to P5P, that wasn't applied apparently.
      • by schwern (1528) on 2003.04.16 4:35 (#19187) Homepage Journal
        I was attempting to keep names out of this. Oh well, I guess I'm pretty transparent.

        This little rant occured while attempting to coax Shlomi into resubmitting his doc patches since they appear to have been dropped on the floor by p5p with the exception of one reply that he probably didn't see.
      • I do have some constructive criticism sometimes (or sometimes plain attacks, unfortunately), and I do have much more ideas than code, granted.

        But I still have prepared a lot of code - Freecell Solver, LM-Solve, MikMod for Java, many lectures to the Haifa Linux Club and a lot of code that was used internally, or for my studies. The purpose of the document was to enlighten many people and create a snowball effect in the Perl community. It was also supposed to open the eyes of the leaders of the Perl comm

    • Maybe my sensitivity is less due to early exposure to Usenet flamage, but I sure wouldn't characterize your responses as rabid or foaming-at-the-mouth. I thought they were rather polite, actually.

    • chromatic,
      I am not able to reply to the discussion on Advogato, I was wondering if you could send this reply to the author.

      I have been using Perl for just over a year. I was a newbie not to long ago, and I am by no means a guru. I never felt that the resources at hand were lacking. If I could not locate or understand the answer to my problem in the Perl documentation or a book I asked my question in a Perl community.
      To say the Perl Community is deceptively simple, more accurately there is a network of P
    • If that's rabid and foaming, I'd love to see you get really worked up.