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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I find poor program design more of a factor on readablilty than syntax issues. At the microscopic level of syntax, it's very easy to see what is going on, and that's in any language. It's something you can just look up.

    At the higher levels, the how and why of things fitting together and how the data needs to be passed around, most people seem to just attach things with whatever pipe fittings they have close by, rather than using some consistent, overarching philosophy.

    On the other side are overly-absract fr