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Dave Runkle dave at
Thu Feb 7 19:07:41 CST 2002

On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Curtis Poe wrote:

> Perl may be the Swiss Army Chainsaw of programming, but let's face
> it, when was the last time someone used a Swiss Army Knife for
> building a boat?
>  [snip]
> Cheers,
> --
> Curtis "Ovid" Poe, Senior Programmer, ONSITE! Technology
> Someone asked me how to count to 10 in Perl:
> push @A, $_ for reverse q.e...q.n.;for(@A){$_=unpack(q|c|,$_);@a=split//;
> shift @a;shift @a if $a[$[]eq$[;$_=join q||, at a};print $_,$/for reverse @A

Oh, about the same time someone used Perl to count to ten!



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