Perl Skills Test

'lesleyb' lesleyb at
Thu Sep 29 09:17:00 BST 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 05:40:25PM +1000, Kieren Diment wrote:
> On 29/09/2011, at 5:32 PM, Simon Cozens wrote:
> > On 29/09/2011 01:30, Paul Tweedy wrote:
> >> != true I'm afraid. They just have the temerity to not live in (and
> >> are unable to move to) the south east or near a major city.
> > 
> > If you want to be a fisherman, it helps to live near the sea.
> > 
> > If you want to be a fisherman and not live near the sea and then complain
> > about it, fine, but don't expect many others to be sympathetic.
> > 
> Remote opportunities are quite good once you have a reputation and a network of contacts ...  In this case the sea is the intertubes and the fish are TCP/IP packets I suppose.

.... feeding the forty thousand with TCP/IP packets and intertubes ...?
An allegory for our times perhaps 



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