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  • About: I blog about Perl.
  • Commented on On the relative readability of Perl and Python
    I agree to most of what you’re saying, however to me this Python construct is much easier to understand than your Perl equivalent using grep and map: values = [ item.value for item in list if item.value > 4 and...
  • Commented on Continuous Integration
    You don't have to switch to git to use Jenkins. You can also stay with CVS (if you want to) and still use Jenkins for CI. There's for example this plugin: https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/CVS+Plugin...
  • Commented on Failed compilations can be partially successful
    I like that you can tell Test::Most to die on fail, but don't like that it will still run the subsequent test. See this pseudo-code where the "run" function dies on all errors: lives_ok { run("mount server:/abc /mnt/abc") "Mounting"; lives_ok...
  • Commented on Failed compilations can be partially successful
    I like that you can tell Test::Most to die on fail, but don't like that it will still run the subsequent test. See this pseudo-code where the "run" function dies on all errors: lives_ok { run("mount server:/abc /mnt/abc") "Mounting"; lives_ok...
  • Commented on Perl TV
    @Gabor: Maybe make it like this blog where you can browse through pages ordered by the date the videos were added. The "All" link could still be there to see a simple list of all the videos....
  • Commented on Perl TV
    Nice idea. I just find it a bit weird that the start page only shows a single video and links to 2 others and I first have to click the small "All" link on the right to see all the...
  • Commented on Pre-Modern Perl VS Post-Modern Perl: FIGHT!
    I'm one of those Perl developers who recently switched over to Python. And I have to say that I'm a bit sad about it and am currently considering a position in a company that uses Perl. However, I will only...
  • Commented on Perl 7 - Final Thoughts
    I don't think renaming Perl 5 to Perl5 would change anything at all. Do you really believe people would suddenly see Perl in a different light just because one white space was removed? I like the idea of changing the...
  • Commented on Tapper release "Columbo"
    Sounds interesting. I recently posted a question about a resource manager / job queue at Perlmonks and I now wonder if Tapper can support some of these requirements. I'm going through the Tapper docs right now, but I'd also highly...
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