[nycbug-talk] insecure perl port?

Tillman Hodgson tillman
Thu Jan 27 16:33:14 EST 2005

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 03:25:54PM -0500, Isaac Levy wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2005, at 3:16 PM, Pete Wright wrote:
> >any
> >ideas?
> Python?
> /me ducks to miss flying projectiles for that one

Heat-seeking nerf gun projective ;-)

I recently ran across this on nntp://alt.humor.best-of-usenet:

> > Never write it in 'C' if you can do it in 'awk';
> > Never do it in 'awk' if 'sed' can handle it;
> > Never use 'sed' when 'tr' can do the job;
> > Never invoke 'tr' when 'cat' is sufficient;
> > Avoid using 'cat' whenever possible.
> > --Taylor's Laws of Programming
> Just use Perl.
> -- Larry's Law

Made my day.


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