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Friday December 14, 2001
06:48 AM

The Young Man and the Beach

[ #1644 ]

Here's an interesting piece of Perl history that I found on the Google news archive whilst waiting for the hangover to to go away this morning.

For people who have their literal heads on, it's a story (an allegory even!) about the changes to the internet (or, more specifically, Usenet) brought about by The September That Never Ended.

It's interesting to read the whole thread to see various people's reactions.

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  • So exasperating ... let's just say I'm very grateful that the Perl community has expanded beyond the comp.lang.perl* newsgroups. Perlmonks, IRC, PM groups and use Perl; are gems in our community and have provided me with the tools to grow.