Stories
Slash Boxes
Comments
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

+ -

  Perl in a Legal Brief[->] on 2008.09.09 7:45 philcrow

Submitted by philcrow on 2008.09.09 7:45
News
philcrow writes "Seventeen CS luminaries (including Kernighan, Plauger, Minsky, Rivest, Spafford, and Stallman) have filed an amici curiae brief supporting the appeal of the DeCSS case and arguing that computer code deserves the same First Amendment protections as other forms of expression. It's a more interesting read than your average legal brief, and it includes a snippet of Perl code (which is, amazingly, syntactically correct even after conversion to HTML, except for an extra closing bracket) as well as a reference to The Perl Journal's poetry contest. The usual discussion is going on over on Slashdot (not much Perl-related)."
Link To Original Source
Read More 0 comments

This discussion was created as logged-in users only. Log in and try again!
The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
 Full
 Abbreviated
 Hidden
More | Login
Loading... please wait.