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Mithaldu

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  • About: Not writing much, but often found pawing at CPAN with other #perl-cats
  • Commented on Introduce Perl tutorial site which write by google engineer
    comment written by daxim, and i 100% agree with him: Please do not promote a Perl tutorial just because someone asks you. I have evaluated the quality of this tutorial and I think it is mediocre because there are too...
  • Commented on The Perl Conference 2017 (formerly known as YAPC::NA) is rapidly approaching, and we believe it will be great.
    Some of your links are broken. :) Also, i hope you'll make the official name "The Perl Conference 2017 (formerly known as YAPC::NA)". ;)...
  • Posted Perl Toolchain Summit 2017 - PPI 1.222 has been released - tests, parsing fixes to Cat Eats Mouse

    PPI is a Perl document parser that enables easy analysis and manipulation of Perl source code in a structured manner.

    It has been 2.75 years since the last PPI release, v1.218, so we're on a curve of shortening the gaps. ;)

    Thanks to the efforts of many contributors to PPI, the sup…

  • Commented on Else Clauses on Loops
    Haha, alright Ron, thanks for the information, neat to know. Really breaks my comparison. :) Grinnz: Could you maybe post a direct link to a guide on how to write something with the syntax plugins?...
  • Commented on Else Clauses on Loops
    Fwiw, there is no need to ever use foreach other than to give newbies very wrong impressions about it doing anything different. It is exactly as useless as the human appendix, because it does nothing that for doesn't already do,...
  • Commented on Our Adventures in Logging
    And a personal note: Logging to STDERR by default would be extremely astonishing to me. It is bad enough that people do this accidentally, and make it impossible to usefully tease apart when capturing program output what indicates error and...
  • Commented on Our Adventures in Logging
    FYI, xdg has posted a response here: http://www.dagolden.com/index.php/2692/response-to-our-adventures-in-logging/ (He can't use the comments here.)...
  • Commented on Beam::Emitter v1.004 Released
    Note: BPO doesn't notify commenters of responses to them. As for the changes: If i read it in detail i might understand why it does, but what's still lacking is a simple sentence that does not answer the "what" or...
  • Commented on Beam::Emitter v1.004 Released
    I'd recommend extending the synopsis into something that actually does something sensible. This primarily since i just spent 2 minutes skipping back and forth in the docs, and i still don't know why i would want to use this, or...
  • Commented on Modern OpenGL with Perl
    Ooooh, it's interactive! Can you have it draw the received mouse position to see what the input latency is like?...
  • Posted A discussion of DBIx-Class governance and future development to Cat Eats Mouse

    Due to a dispute on the exact nature of the future of DBIx-Class development after Peter Rabbitson's pending departure, a conversaton has been opened on the DBIx-Class mailing list to feel out what the users of DBIx-Class think.

    If you have an interest in the module and its future, please …

  • Commented on Retraction of Geo::Coder::Geocoder::US
    Please don't delete it, but have the last release of it be a "tombstone release", like this one, which explains why the code is gone: https://metacpan.org/pod/Nagios::Plugin...
  • Posted Please test MITHALDU/OpenGL-0.6704_05.tar.gz to Cat Eats Mouse

    Reaching out to the Perl community at large due to this release being hardware-sensitive and feedback being most useful to me when it comes from many various hardware combinations, particularly if the graphics cards involved are older or stranger.

    Please test this CPAN developers release o…

  • Commented on Newbie Poison
    Also, just a small personal note: You pick on this question: "Is there a reason why you think one CPU is better than another?" And frankly, i think you read it in a meaner tone than the author intended. I've...
  • Commented on Newbie Poison
    The list moderator ( genehack, probably known to quite a few ) answered to you here: https://www.reddit.com/r/perl/comments/4ob53x/newbie_poison/d4b5eip...
  • Commented on Octothorpes Matter!
    Perl developers tend to use IRC and Perlmonks more than Twitter....
  • Commented on Response to The Perl Jam 2
    The sad, and very embarassing part for CCC is that it’s not even like he slipped in unnoticed or something like that. They introduce the perl jam 2 talk by describing the deserved criticism he got as “bashing”, i.e. undeserved....
  • Commented on (should be a) Reply to [GPW 2015] German train drivers' union calls 5-day strike starting Tuesday
    Another small note: DB has posted replacement schedules under: http://bahn.de/liveauskunft...
  • Commented on (should be a) Reply to [GPW 2015] German train drivers' union calls 5-day strike starting Tuesday
    Thanks for the update, i added a link to my post....
  • Posted [BREAKING] [GPW 2015] German train drivers' union calls 5-day strike starting Tuesday to Cat Eats Mouse

    This is just a quick PSA to bring it to anyone's attention who needs to know and doesn't already yet: The association of german train drivers has announced a general strike of person transportation from tuesday to sunday (5.5. - 10.5.). No further details have been announced by Die Bahn yet, but…

  • Commented on blogs.perl.org is broken
    For what it's worth, this brokenness is not universal. For me the login via MovableType works perfectly fine....
  • Commented on Job::Machine update
    One small thing to note: Please add an abstract (the first sentence of the description is fine for that) so it says at the top of the cpan page what it is. :)...
  • Commented on Always make_immutable (unless you have a very good reason not to)
    Note that for Moo it is not required and a nop (though you can just leave the call in when porting from Moose). :)...
  • Commented on ZipRecruiter Wants You
    That's more detail than before, and useful to me. Thanks. :)...
  • Commented on Michael McClennen gave this talk at MadMongers last week.
    Cheers. :) The video still says it's private though, and i'd say it's worth reposting this once you're sure it's working for all. ;)...
  • Commented on ZipRecruiter Wants You
    they do allow remote work Completely or is occasional physical presence a requirement?...
  • Commented on Michael McClennen gave this talk at MadMongers last week.
    Go to https://www.youtube.com/features and enable uploading of longer videos. Or throw it on dropbox/any server you like, and send me a link so i can upload it....
  • Commented on PPI 1.219_001 - please test - breaking ->prototype changes and parse improvements
    That very topic has been in discussion here: https://github.com/adamkennedy/PPI/issues/93 And as for the talk question, generally: - github issues (Adam is very good about answering here) - whereever i hang out on irc (#web-simple is a good place to find...
  • Posted PPI 1.219_001 - please test - breaking ->prototype changes and parse improvements to Cat Eats Mouse

    I took some time today to prepare a number of pull requests by MOREGAN for release, and the tarball for 1.219_001 is now on CPAN. Please test it and let me know if you run into problems with your module. Most of the changes simply improve parsing, but the ->prototype changes might break things if…

  • Commented on Ideas for perl.org.in | an Indian connecting platform
    There have been attempts to get indians to start using the core IRC community platform, IRC, in the channel #bangalore.pm but for some reason none of them ever stick around. The only remotely persistent indian presences within Perl i am...
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  • Yuki Kimoto commented on Introduce Perl tutorial site which write by google engineer

    At first, Please evaluate to create Perl tutorial in this age.

    Tutorials are all free even if there are some different purpose. These are all free.

    Writing style is old, and entries maybe have some wrong things.

    but he have effort to create many figures for people to understand Perl easily.

    https://www.guru99.com/perl-tutorials.html#2

    Value is not just completely correct and new.

    Criticism is easy, but evaluation is difficult.

    Please comment for evaluation more.

    I am cr…

  • Gábor Szabó - גאבור סבו commented on Introduce Perl tutorial site which write by google engineer

    I also got a spam message from them. I actually get one of those quite often. From 99guru and a few other "brand new Perl tutorial sites".

    Are we so desperate that any spammer would do?

    Yuki, I am not sure what do you expect in "evaluation" of this tutorial that is not "criticism". Do you expect people to find the good parts and talk about how wonderful it is that they explain about arrays?

    Or do you think that it is ok that they don't "use warnings", don't "use strict", use $a and $b in examples, write code like this:

    my @array=(a,b,c,d);

    don't always…

  • Dave Cross commented on Introduce Perl tutorial site which write by google engineer

    Some problems I found in the first few paragraphs.

    Perl stands in for "Practical Extraction and Reporting Language"

    No. It doesn't.

    From the list of pros:

    Used in Web development for mostly Payment Gateways.

    What?

    From the list of cons:

    You need to refer to complex library modules which are not so easy to understand

    That might, in some cases, be true. But it's really not something you should be writing in a tutorial.

    From the section on installing/updating Perl on Lin…

  • Yuki Kimoto commented on Introduce Perl tutorial site which write by google engineer

    Dave Cross

    Thanks for comments.

    I don't promote this site. I only introduce this site.

    Maybe, I will introduce the entry which is written by Perl newbie.
    Quality is not problem. Internet have mixed good and bad sites.

    I only introduce the new content about Perl tutorial.

    If you have your favorite Perl tutorial site, I can introduce the site.
    If you feel injustice, I introduce your most recommended site.


  • Yuki Kimoto commented on Introduce Perl tutorial site which write by google engineer

    > Gábor

    >Or do you think that it is ok that they don't "use warnings", don't "use strict", use $a and $b in examples, write code like this:

    I feel it is not good and it is very old style.

    > I also got a spam message from them. I actually get one of those quite often. From 99guru and a few other "brand new Perl tutorial sites".

    I think it is good to increase Perl site.
    Most bad things is looking down, ignore, negative campaign to Perl.

    Low level content is not so bad. I'm glad to see new Perl content.

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