Books for the NOC guys...

Bryan Irvine sparctacus at
Fri Apr 2 13:02:53 CDT 2010

On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Chris Adams <cmadams at> wrote:
> Once upon a time, Michael Thomas <mike at> said:
>> All true, but I'd still say there's a special rung in hell for bad perl.
> Ehh, bad perl is still more readable than good APL.  At least I can
> reformat the perl! :-)

In my experience bad perl usually consists of using system() a lot to
run shell commands and read the input. Creative well-written perl, now
there's something unreadable and unmaintainable!  :-)


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