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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • He couldn't take his ball and go home, because other people would keep playing, so he is trying to steal everyone else's ball.

    A more apt analogy would be, "He couldn't take his ball and go home, because other people would keep playing, so he is trying to pave over the playing field".

    A while back, in response to one of the notes about Dave (either from Pudge or from /., I don't remember now), I sent the URL to Owen Thomas of Digerati. He gets a lot of mileage out of Dave for his, ahem, "service". Even Ow

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    --rjray

  • Spot on comment!

  • Winer's probably the only person on Earth (ok, with Andrew Watt) that can make xml-dev seem sensical (and at complete agreement). "But do tell us if he makes it to Poland" was probably the best summary of that thread :)

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    -- Robin Berjon [berjon.com]

  • Winer is a troll, pure and simple. He fits the definition perfectly.

    Sadly he still has some coffers left in his company. I have no idea why - his software is so inane that someone could do a free version in a few days, and do it better. So he has a voice. And he talks loudly. Like a troll.

    The only way to beat the trolls is with education. Ignoring them doesn't work - you have to make sure people know that he's a troll. So I fully support you coming back to the issue every now and then. We should keep remi
  • ...that Dave is off the Christmas list? Bummer! He wrote the foreward to my book [ora.com].