in reply to Best Perl Practices reviews?
thedamian, as an academic, has a very different style and one with which I am more comfortable. As others have said, he perhaps contrives things a little to get his point across, but that is what he does all day!
As for making me a better coder? Yes, it has made me rethink a number of practices, and whilst not following all his prescriptions, I can understand why he propsed them.