Joe McMahon

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  • Posted I Want My Objective-C to Joe McMahon

    The other day, as they idea of the defined-dereference operator (~> is the favorite at the moment), I proposed the idea of implementing a pragma that changed what Perl does when it's faced with a dereference of, or a message sent to, undef. Right now, of course, it dies.

    This bit me hard t…

  • Posted MIME::Base64 and pearlclutching to Joe McMahon

    I've been working on WhiteHat's new sourcecode scanner, and one of the things we need to do is transmit snippets of source code around inside of XML. Since many XML parseres are notoriously sensitive to…

  • Posted Look, I Just Paid the Bill to Joe McMahon

    If you visit the Silicon Valley Perl Mongers Meetup site, you'll see that I'm now listed as the organizer. This is not strictly true - Ian Kluft is still our primary organizer, but due to the…

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