New meeting place

Douglas E. Miles doug.miles at
Thu Sep 2 10:35:49 CDT 1999

Shay Harding wrote:
> I'm game for a meeting. Been a while, but the new place is near my work
> anyway. When and what will we be doing?

I haven't gotten the day picked yet, but I'm thinking sometime next
week.  As far as what we'll be doing, I was thinking of talking about
the Perl Conference, and business.

> As far as ideas... not sure. Did the web site thing I was hearing about
> ever take off? I thought I remembered someone mentioning having something
> online where people can submit snippets of useful code, and that sort of
> thing.

The web site issue is one of the main things I want to discuss.

> I saw a snippet of code I thought was useful so I'll post:
> @sorted_by_size =
>   map { $_->[0] }
>   sort { $a->[1] <=> $b->[1] }
>   map { [$_, -s] }
>   @files;
> This basically sorts a bunch of files by size but can be adapted to sort
> whatever you want. It is much more efficient than:
> @sorted_by_size = sort { -s $a <=> -s $b } @files;
> For a full explanation of the above go to:

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