Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Wed Nov 16 13:57:05 GMT 2011

Yes. There is a W12 cabal. I blame the late Piers. Who has now gone to a better place.

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On 16 Nov 2011, at 11:50, Nicholas Clark <nick at> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:17:00AM +0000, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
>> On 16 Nov 2011, at 10:53, Leo Lapworth wrote:
>>> On 15 November 2011 22:05, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at> wrote:
>>>> Any freelancers out there with Ruby experience could use some retainer
>>>> time for support work?
>>> /me checks he's subscribed to the right list... yep.. says Perl in the
>>> title still!
>> So perl programmers aren't allowed to know other languages?
> Nah. Perl is not just the best tool for any job, it's the only tool!
> I thought everyone knew that. It would be heresy to think otherwise.
> After all, Perl itself is written in, er...
>> It's for the well-known West London media company who also make wide
>> use of another dead language.
> Not actually very well known to us. At least, very few of them seem to
> appear at (Central) events. Do they have their very own Perl
> Masons* group that they're successfully keeping secret? :-)
> Or are they all in Salford already? Doublepluswest London.
> Nicholas Clark
> *
>  No idea if the video from the LPW is online yet.

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