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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The name's Barbie....James, Barbie.

    License to Perl Program

  • I have been a little disappointed by the war of words regarding the assumption that nobody should have a problem with wearing a monkey suit (or a tuxedo if your from the states) for the evening dinner.

    I remember when they were setting up the very first Perl Whirl they had that silly requirement. One of the reasons I never went, I don't play dress up (unless I want to).

    Organize a slob's buffet or something. No suits allowed.

    • It grates on me that I can't dress normally for work, having to wear "smart" shirt, "smart" trousers, and ridiculous little shoes, instead of my normal more practical, more comfortable clothes. However, I can put up with this level of fancy dress because at least I'm getting paid for it. As I said at the interview when they mentioned this to me, "I'll turn up in a pink tutu if you pay me enough".
  • I have been a little disappointed by the war of words regarding the assumption that nobody should have a problem with wearing a monkey suit (or a tuxedo if you're from the states) for the evening dinner.

    I prefer to think of it as a sociological study of the ritual [wikipedia.org] known as 'evening dinner.' Particpating in different cultures and all that...

    I for one do not feel comfortable in a suit.

    I've tried that excuse (along with "It's just not me") on my wife. Now I'm sticking with "Ok, but not more than once or