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Samuel Kaufman

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  • john napiorkowski commented on Devops in the cloud with perl

    Personally I'd love a strong Perl option for devops and deploy stuff.

  • animatedream commented on Perl and Me, Part 6: Perl Is Engineering <i>and</i> Art

    First, I would never argue that python makes it hard to write bad code. It's very easy to write bad code in any language. I would argue instead that python attempts to make it easier to write good code, by reducing the number of idiosyncrasies a programmer must be informed of to make

    I don't understand the benefit to software development in being able to express a meaning in any way but the best way. I don't think the arguments put forth here really contradict that. The problem: Who's best way?

    In python's philosophy, the principle of least astonishment ranks higher than eve…

  • Buddy Burden commented on Perl and Me, Part 6: Perl Is Engineering <i>and</i> Art

    animatedream: Thanks for your comment!  Good to hear from someone on the Python side of things.

    > First, I would never argue that python makes it hard to write bad code.

    I understand that.  The problem is, the person who literally wrote the book on Python made that exact argument.

    > I don’t understand the benefit to software development in being able to express a meaning in any way but the best way.

    Well, I suppose if there were always exactly one “best way,” not only to all people, but also in all situations, in all …

  • Ross Attrill commented on Use Ctrl-d!

    Watching people type who can't type drives me crazy.

  • Dean commented on Use Ctrl-d!

    Reminds me of the NetApp CLI (OnTap)... which forces ctrl-D

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