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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Insightful post; too bad it culminated in a coarse passive-aggressive attack on... something. But hey, it's your blog.

    • Remember the story of pre-UTF time :-)

      • Oh, I remember. And I don't consider us out of those pre-UTF woods yet, either.

        Since your reply doesn't seem to acknowledge what I found disconcerting about your ending, let me try and explain it in a bit more detail: your post is unique in that it showed a side of the Perl world that I don't often think about: those places in the world where English is not a given, where translations would help greatly but are in short supply; where finding suitable translation terms is an actual problem, with challenging

        • Carl, you think of my innocent phrase too serios. No real fucking I meant :-)

          • I realize that. Still good to hear you say it, though - now I don't need to spend an inordinate amount of time imagining you as a covert terrorist who hates the Western way of life, and especially all of its untranslatable nouns.

            Perhaps the barefoot [perl.org] ideals over at #perl6 has made me a little extra sensitive to direct insults, even frivolous, non-directed ones like yours. Don't know if that's good or bad.

            Oh, also, I don't really mind swearing much. I'll go so far as to say that there are times where it's eve