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A Request for a little history lesson

by arturo (Vicar)
on Oct 12, 2000 at 17:14 UTC ( [id://36380] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Elements of Programming with Perl

I'm assuming that "MSA" means "Matt's Script Archive" but I'm not familiar with "Selena Sol" ... care to enlighten the unwashed among us?

Philosophy can be made out of anything -- or less

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RE: A Request for a little history lesson
by jptxs (Curate) on Oct 12, 2000 at 19:10 UTC

    the learned ybiC is correct. neither MSA nor Selena Sol was able to provide enlightenment - though I may point out the Selena's code was WAY tighter than MSA's now that i can look back on it. Anyway, stick to the monastery and be thankful to be among the enlightened. : )

    -- I'm a solipsist, and so is everyone else. (think about it)

RE: A Request for a little history lesson (MSA, SS endarken)
by ybiC (Prior) on Oct 12, 2000 at 18:24 UTC
    I hadn't heard of Selena Sol either, arturo.   But I take the point to be that neither MSA nor SS provide enlightenment, and that both should be shunned by the faithful.

    For what it's worth, I'm just plain lucky.   Missed MSA and SS, finding the Monastery instead when I needed to learn more than rudimentery Perl for logfile processing.   I have a *lot* to learn, thankfully not to un-learn.

    If you really want to see Another Way Not To Do It, is pretty effective.   Ask tilly.   {grin}   (about Google, not about "how not to do it")
        Don   (ybiC)
        striving for Perl Adept

    Update:   "learned ybiC..."
    Thanks for the compliment, jptxs.   8^)   Wish I deserved it.
    $ybiC='grasshopper' while ($lang='Perl');