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NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Hello awwaiid!

    I hope this means you'll continue to share ideas more, in the spirit of those PM presentations of yore.

    By the way, here's my ReCAPTCHA client implementation for TinyWiki (just fixed a problem with this the other day, where their server was no longer defaulting to that Content-Type):

    sub captcha {   # optional -- uses recaptcha.net's free service; this is called from RetroWikiHeader when $actioneq 'save'; the privatekey file emits the private key (without trailing newline) whe

    • Yeah, one day I realized that I have a bigger audience of people who might actually care here than on my own site. I'll probably cross-post some stuff.

      Interesting implementation. It shows how simple the protocol is. But I think I'll just stick with what I have (call it the lazy way, if you like) :)

      Hmm... maybe TinyWiky should have a mechanism for page-scripts to use CPAN modules... make them automatically cached or something...

  • Yeah, wouldn't suggest my actual implementation to anyone. Telling people to swap bytes around depending on the CPU in their server doesn't belong in install instructions anywhere ;)

    CPAN modules would be interesting and do-able but it would break the 100 line limit I set for myself. Maybe in a larger version. The current protection model, banishing most ops with 'use ops', just wouldn't work. You couldn't do the first step. I think buu has his bot forking then chrooting itself and setting ulimits and a