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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • and yet.... (Score:2, Flamebait)

    you took the time to insert it here...and didn't even remove the sender's name to protect the innocent. Cruel and unusually mean. If I did this for every dumb email conversation at CPAN I'd have an even more excrutiatingly dull journal.

    • Odd. I don't regard people who send me gratuitiously abusive mail as "innocent".
      • I've refused requests from the FBI et. al for email pertaining to real crimes not just some ego wanking of some perl people....email shouldn't be treated so lightly and be posted so publicly without consent.

        Besides, weren't you the guy who couldn't take a joke and whined on about how unappreciated you are recently? I'll bet there are a few similar emails from you floating around the net just waiting to surface with your name on them. Noone around here is innocent, which is why it's stupid, unentertaining

  • Especially as he may well not be at fault. Netscape 6 and many versions of Mozilla are completely unable to log into use.perl. (And slashdot, and presumably any Slash-based site) Dunno why, and it's damned annoying when you get a version that does it, but there's no hint to the user that the browser is at faut.

    (FWIW, I've reported this to you at least once though it's probably a browser problem and not Slash's)

    Yeah, he was obviously frustrated and rude as a result, but that's no reason to slam him quite s
  • flies, honey, and vinegar anymore?

    I just had someone try and ping flood me last night after I told him to ask his CGI question somewhere other than EFnet #perl (for those not familiar, the channel has a longstanding policy that web and CGI questions are verboten since most of them are FAQs or not really perl related). He earned himself a nice letter to his university's abuse account; maybe next time he won't throw a tantrum when someone doesn't give him free support.