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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • What? You were in Paris this week-end and did not contact the Paris Perl Mongueurs [mongueurs.net]?

    We would have loved to see you again, and would certainly have setup a meeting just for you [mongueurs.net], at our usual place. (even though our last tries with people from abroad failed horribly...)

  • One thing I still don't understand about Paris is the fact that you're not allowed to walk on the grass in parks. What is the grass for then?

    One thing to know is that there are gardens in which you can walk and lie on the grass. Well, you're breaking the rules but no one will care. Two of them (the only two I go to) are the Parc de Belleville and the Buttes Chaumont. I quite like those parks, if you ever visit them drop me an email and I'll bring the wine.

    I think the main reason why it's forb

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    -- Robin Berjon [berjon.com]

    • I moved from Paris to London when I was 3 years old and apparently I ran around Hyde Park asking my mother if I was really allowed to walk on the grass ;-)
      • Back in the 1950's, the director of the Toronto Parks authority put up signs in all of the public parks saying: "Please walk on the grass". I never knew before who might be needing explicit signs for that.
        • Parks in Helsinki have small signs saying something to the effect "All sorts of enjoying yourself (while not disturbing others) ABSOLUTELY ALLOWED."