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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • there's also a precedent: one section of Perl 6 Essentials [] (at a rough guess, the one Allison is to blame for) also uses H2G2 characters (and the ubiquitous 42) in examples.

    $_=q,just perl,,s, , another ,,s,$, hacker,,print;
  • I should express my heuristic ignorance: I saw H2G2 on TV as a kid but I've never read the books. I offended hex last year by walking past Hot Black Desiato in Camden and missing the point. I'm not a proper geek. :(

    I read the Badger Book and I still managed to understand which parts of it came from Douglas Adams. Still, there weren't enough vampires.

    In general I disliked this book. The authors chose the wrong TV shows, but I ended up learning lots about the separation of concerns. And something call
  • I would have expected a badger book to be full of python
    references. Monty Python, that is.