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Re: [SLUG] To write good perl, you should know assembly


On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 12:57:36PM +1000, Jeff Waugh (jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > Jamie Honan wrote:

[snip]

> 0 and 1 are the same turtle? Wow. Quantum turtles.


Fuzzy turtles?


> It's true though - it's always invaluable to understand what's going on a
> couple of steps underneath what you're doing. Perl to assembly sounds like
> an extreme, but consider Windows 98 and DOS. Soon enough there will be Linux
> users weaned on GUI applications who have no understanding of /etc -

..... and dumping ALL files into /etc base dir and then requesting
that /etc made be writeable by users cause they want to write some
'temp" stuff into it as it has been happeing in WINNT (and they
call it a business operating system, bah!).

Don't we fear that all?



jobst


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