bill at wards.net
Tue Nov 17 15:55:37 GMT 2009
On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 5:09 AM, Robin Berjon <robin at berjon.com> wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2009, at 18:45 , David Golden wrote:
> E.g. from his site today: "You might be a redneck if your Christmas
> ornaments are made out of spent shot-gun shells."
> (And maybe I'm guilty of stereotyping, but I suspect that Jörg Walter
> is not a Nigerian spammer.)
> Since I was in the same (chat) room when this module was birthed many years
> ago, I can vouch for Jörg that he certainly didn't mean to offend. I'll note
> that the module is called NIGERIAN, not Nigerian; I would have thought PERL
> programmers might pick up on that.
I don't think the complainer is a Perl programmer. And I think there are
plenty of Perl programmers out there who might overlook that subtlety of the
humor. It would be better if the name mentioned "spam" or "419" or
something, I guess?
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