[Trilug-ontopic] need to program a series of LED lights
gwbrown1 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 10:14:29 EST 2008
Glad we got that straightened up.
On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 1:01 AM, Cristóbal Palmer <cmp at cmpalmer.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:00 PM, Jeremy Portzer <jeremyp at pobox.com>
> >> The fact that you call it PERL instead of Perl probably means you're not
> very proficient in that
> >> either :)
> > What's wrong with that? The man page for PERL specifically spells it
> > that way in a couple of places and makes mention that it's an acronym
> > for "Practical Extraction and Report Language."
> "Despite being a backronym, it is never correct to write PERL in all
> caps. Why? Honestly, because it's UGLY to scatter random all-caps
> NOUNS in your writing. It also hearkens back to
> like COBOL or FORTRAN. Writing PERL in all caps is a strong red flag
> that the author does not know much Perl, or lives outside the Perl
> community who would have beaten^W charismatically deprogrammed such
> behavior out long ago."
> Cristóbal M. Palmer
> "Small acts of humanity amid the chaos of inhumanity provide hope. But
> small acts are insufficient."
> -- Paul Rusesabagina
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