SPUG: debug("Read The $_ Manual") foreach <whatever>;

Michael R. Wolf MichaelRWolf at att.net
Sun Apr 26 12:50:17 PDT 2009

At the meeting earlier last week, the first step of good debugging was  
to RTFM.

I just happened across an appropriate quote...

     Documentation is worth it just to be able to answer all your mail  
with 'RTFM'
         -- Alan Cox (heavily involved in Linux kernel development)

Of course, this ability to defer questions to the documentation only  
works when 'f' maps to 'fine'.

The obscene mapping of 'f' is ambiguous: poor code or merely poor  
documentation.  Either way, it can't (yet) be considered a fine package.

Michael R. Wolf
     All mammals learn by playing!
         MichaelRWolf at att.net

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