October 2010 Archives

Nice joke in thread about booking.com looking for Perl hackers

It seems that booking.com is looking for Perl programmers, which is discussed here: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1784399

This thread contains a very nice joke (IMO):

16 points by mmaunder 2 days ago

While Erlang and Haskell may get you laid, Perl remains the glue of the web.

21 points by mustpax 2 days ago

Not that I don't know but for the other readers here, how would one get laid with Erlang or Haskell?

12 points by blackdog 2 days ago

Disable a global RT scrip for some queues

We're using RT quite a lot. Today I needed to disable some 'Scrips' in one queue, while keeping the in all other queues. Unfortunatly, RT does not support this out of the box. While there is a plugin that seems to implement that feature (RT-Extension-QueueDeactivatedScrips) I decided to fix this without touching RTs innards.

The trick is to add a 'Custom condition' to the global script, which returns false for the relevant queue:


About domm

user-pic Just in case you like to know, I'm currently full-time father of 2 kids, half-time Perl hacker, sort-of DJ, bicyclist, no longer dreadlocked and more than 34 years old but too lazy to update my profile once a year. I'm also head of Vienna.pm, no longer maintainer of the CPANTS project, member of the TPF Grants Commitee and the YAPC Europe Foundation. I've got stuff on CPAN, held various talks and organise the Austrian Perl Workshops and YAPC::Europe 2007.