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From Rolf Banting <>
Subject Re: To learn perl... [was: decline and fall of modperl?]
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 18:41:43 GMT
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 6:29 PM, Joel Bernstein <> wrote:

> On 26 Mar 2009, at 13:21, Rolf Banting wrote:
>> Fair enough Simon. I would recommend you look at the Cookbook too - it has
>> recipes for everything from iterating through a hash to web automation.
>> http:/SNIP/perl/cookbook/
> Why would you do that? I'm sure you realise that a Ukrainian mirror of the
> first edition is unlikely to be officially sanctioned.

Didn't occur to me. Too busy to think to check. I apologise
*unreservedly*if there is anything untoward about the link.

> You like the book so much that you want to screw its authors by linking to
> a pirated copy stolen from the Perl CD Bookshelf?

I'm sure your mother taught you better.


> Is the correct link, and it's for the Second Edition rather than the First.
> Which is newer and much better.
> Please don't encourage people to steal anybody's work, let alone the work
> of such excellent community members (who have given so much to Perl) as gnat
> and tchrist!
> I'm quite happy to accept that you might have made an honest mistake in
> selecting that URL as an example, but I think it's important to note that
> it's not a reasonable example and IMO one that cannot be accepted here.
> /joel

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