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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Actually, streching the analogy a little, you could liken improv to making your test suite test for some unlikely/scary test cases no one in their right mind would think of, in which case it might indeed improve it. Or you might think instead that a perfectly logical and rational mind should come up with evry meaningful teat case in which case I guess the analogy breaksdown completely... your pick ;--)

    For me though, one of the great joys of having modules on CPAN is having people contact me with questions a

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    mirod
    • I don't understand why some people vigorously defend the untenable position that programming is art. There can be artistry involved and it is often a creative practice, but what's wrong with considering programming a craft?

      • I don't understand why some people vigorously defend the untenable position that programming is art. There can be artistry involved and it is often a creative practice, but what's wrong with considering programming a craft?

        I think art is more like a craft than it is like art, personally ...

        • You're probably right, especially when it comes to really good art. Too many novices believe that natural talent obviates the need to practice their crafts. I certainly did, as a beginning writer.