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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • ACK.

    I do this a lot, temporarily, when I’m hunting bugs or when I just want to try something else. But as soon as I’ve decided which version I need, the commented crap goes out the window.

    What I find particularly jarring is finding entire sections of code or complete routines commented out in someone else’s source. It doesn’t particularly inspire trust in the codebase to see that someone is littering it with his failed experiments…