March 2017 Archives

That Darn Single Quote

The more I think about the “single-quote as alternate package separator” thing I mentioned in my last post, the more it bothers me. The problem I ran into, trying to="font-family:"Courier New"; color:#44546A;mso-th…

Something New Every Day

Just now, while attempting to do

print "$user's crontab is missing!\n"="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:107%;mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-bidi…

You Tried HOW MANY Times?

OK, the tag “worst Perl” might be overstating the case, but we ran into a funny error message yesterday from a program that runs on all of our production equipment. As each lot is tracked into a piece of equipment, the program running on it contacts our MES (manufacturing execution system…

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user-pic My real name is Jeremy Holland. I've been a programmer for 25 years, using primarily Perl since 2000.