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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I think I saw the same posting in 1985, 1990, 1995, and most years in between.

    Those rules have never been fully successful. There have always been newcomers who have not yet learned them, and who get heavily blasted the first time they transgress. They usually learn, but are replaced with the next beginners. Even if most newcomers find out in advance how to do the right thing without a public mistake, there have alway been some who didn't.