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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • > Yet I believe I never devolve to name-calling, strawmen arguments, nor misquoting people. (If I do, please tell me and I'll correct it.)

    Personally, I'd say you have a tendency towards hyperbole. I've found when putting forward arguments the responses counter a far more extreme version of what I've actually said.

    That may have a more correct name than hyperbole...

    As for the DarkPAN argument, that seems at risk of being a kind of software development form of Loki's Wager [wikipedia.org] (with a measure of Appeal to Ridicule [wikipedia.org]).

    • That may have a more correct name than hyperbole...

      Discussions on the Internet tend to veer quickly away from the excluded middle.