Should that not be: tell ($alienqueen, "Stay away from her, you bitch!\n");
Has anyone read Chip Salzenberg's super article in TPJ on the Perl debugger where he prefaces sections from the article with with quotes from the Aliens movie? e.g.
STEP ONE: ENLIST
"... every meal a banquet, every formation a parade!" -
STEP TWO: KNOW YOUR WEAPONS
"I'd like to introduce you to a personal friend of mine."
- CPL. HICKS
This article wins my vote as the most enjoyable hairy technical article ever. Even if you didn't know perl, you'd still enjoy it. The guys enthusiasm, mastery of perl, and clear exposition really gleams... great stuff!!
Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
<code> <a> <b> <big>
<blockquote> <br /> <dd>
<dl> <dt> <em> <font>
<h1> <h2> <h3> <h4>
<h5> <h6> <hr /> <i>
<li> <nbsp> <ol> <p>
<small> <strike> <strong>
<sub> <sup> <table>
<td> <th> <tr> <tt>
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not
<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor
Want more info? How to link
or How to display code and escape characters
are good places to start.