Edmund von der Burg
evdb at ecclestoad.co.uk
Mon Dec 3 10:50:50 GMT 2007
* The whisky is a 'Glenlivet 12'
* code cannot be interactive (ie no asking questions etc)
* 5.10 features may be used
* copying my home directory to a remote server, deleting it locally
and then holding me ransom would score high on 'devlishness' but low
on 'humour' and so is unlikely to win :)
On 03/12/2007, Edmund von der Burg <evdb at ecclestoad.co.uk> wrote:
> Following some wonderful generosity from the lovely people at
> Shadowcat Systems at the London Perl Workshop I find myself in
> possession of a rather good bottle of whisky.
> There is only one downside to this otherwise pleasing state of affairs
> which is that I don't drink whisky.
> So I propose a competition, the winner of which shall be presented
> with the bottle at the next social!
> The rules are:
> * you must provide Perl code that says why you should have the bottle.
> * it shall be run as 'perl file_containing_your_code.pl'
> * the reason shall be printed to STDOUT
> * your code must be <= 4 lines, with each line having <= 72 characters.
> * the final winner shall be selected by a hastily formed group of
> judges at the next social
> * the winner (or a representative) must be present to collect the
> bottle, otherwise another will be chosen.
> * entries must be mailed to me OFF LIST by 4pm Thursday
> Marks will be awarded for:
> * artistic style
> * devlishness
> * humour
> Good luck!
> In reality I'm evdb at ecclestoad.co.uk - http://ecclestoad.co.uk
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Drive in the UK? - sign this: http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/displaythespeed/
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