Perl is Alive! (Dispatch war rocket AJAX...)
scott at asofyet.org
Tue Jan 6 01:23:08 GMT 2009
Finally slogging through my mail backlog after the holidays, and i
On Dec 10, 2008, at 4:41 AM, Andy Wardley wrote:
> PS I think we should make "Perl is Alive!" the unoffical secret verbal
> handshake by which Perl mongers make themselves known to each other
> (spoken in the style of Brian Blessed in Flash Gordon, of course).
> correct response would be something along the lines of "Dispatch war
> AJAX to bring back the document body from a server-side Perl web
> handler powered by Catalyst, DBIx::Class, TT, Moose, and many of the
> fine modules available from CPAN that make Perl a robust and reliable
> platform for enterprise-ready solutions". Hmm... might need to make
> response a little more snappy... but I think it's got promise :-)
... and now i can sleep at night, knowing what has been elided by the
ellipsis in the header on the new website. Thanks, Andy. Can we get
a link to an audio clip of you reading that entire exchange in the
style of Brian Blessed, please?
I hate to break it to you, but magic data pixies don't exist.
-- Simon Cozens
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