Bonkers asmith9983 at
Mon May 14 17:18:50 BST 2007

Isn't that the basis of the Agile programming methodolog ?  Treat the first 
version as the prototype to become fully acquainted with the problem, then 
build the second version as the real version.


On Mon, 14 May 2007, David Cantrell wrote:

> On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 04:32:16PM +0100, Aaron Trevena wrote:
>> Because the C is documented, and even has a handy Book. Last time I
>> looked most the  Perl GTK docs referred you to the C docs.
> Ahh, just like the docs for  strftime, for example, has its
> arguments listed, with the description "consult your system's strftime()
> manpage for details about these and the other arguments.".
> This is particularly irritating when you consider that perlfunc has very
> complete docs for sprintf().  Yay consistency.
> Yes, I know, I could submit a doc-patch.
>> Doing it in C first made doing it with Perl much easier though.
> Duh.  The second time is *always* easier.

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