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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • More than once I've discovered that management reads my journal(s).

    • Immediate management for me is about to find out today my candid opinion about the project. So I think it's all good.

      I did think slightly fearfully about posting this as I sometimes direct coworkers to technical entries in my journal. But I think they rarely prowl around otherwise, and I'm hopeful that by the time anyone does (if ever) that it won't be an issue.

      Besides ... I'm reporting on FIVE dotted lines right now. If anyone sees this, I just claim, "No, yours is not the project I was talking abou

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
  • Your boss is David Wheeler, so that's a reasonable expectation. If your boss isn't a coder, I would be surprised if they read use.perl, especially if you're posting under an alias.
  • I helpfully "provided more information" that pointed to the obvious conclusion, with a tone of voice that sounded just ever so helpful as possible.

    This is exactly what managers do to each other! Your path to the dark side is almost complete. :-)

    • ROTFL! If it involves more money and not many more hours, I'll take the promotion. :)

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers