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Re: Poor State of the Man Pages

From:
Arthur Bergman
Date:
November 29, 2003 04:44
Subject:
Re: Poor State of the Man Pages
Message ID:
B882CDB9-2269-11D8-88CF-000A95A2734C@nanisky.com

On Friday, November 28, 2003, at 08:31  pm, Shlomi Fish wrote:

>
> I'd like to have a good, free, high-quality reference for Perl, that 
> would
> be suitable for beginners as well as hard-core Perl/UNIX/shell/whatever
> hacker-supreme gurus. Something like Python has at
> http://www.python.org/doc/2.3.2/, PHP has at
> http://www.php.net/manual/en/, etc. Is it too much to ask? Is it too 
> much
> to expect? And if it is, how come you explain that it exists for both
> Python and PHP now, which are two of our biggest competitors?
>
>

Shlomi,

Here in London.pm we usually use the term JFDI when discussing problems.

This stands for

JUST FUCKING DO IT

So I suggest, instead of wasting more of my valuable time with this 
thread, go and write a good free high-quality reference for Perl that 
would be suitable for beginners.

Arthur




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