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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • The laws occur because of these factors:

    • 98% of the population makes statements like: "Oh, computers are so hard! I couldn't possibly understand such complicated things. I can't learn this! Hold my hand and teach me a few tasks I'll never deviate from so I can get work done with my computer!" (It should be noted that 99% of people say the same about their VCRs.)
    • Congress is elected from the general population.
    • Due to public pressure, and industry pressure, the current line in government is: "We've got
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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
    • Congress is elected from the general population

      Hardly. They're elected from something far worse than even the general population [guardian.co.uk] -- lawyers!

      No law (hah hah!) says that congressmen must be lawyers. But almost all of them are.

      • On a side note, I've always been of the opinion that programmers would make good lawyers. Anyone with the patience to go through a 10,000 line source listing and examine every effect of every line has just the right mind for the job.

        And with that, I'd like to announce my candidacy for...

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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