25 Years of Perl

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Sun Nov 25 05:00:33 GMT 2012

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 12:01 AM, Uri Guttman <uri at stemsystems.com> wrote:
> On 11/23/2012 02:43 AM, Andrew Savige wrote:
>> Live Perl Golf Apocalypse 2000 at TPC 4, aka uri's triumph.
> wow. that was a painful event. saved by damian's fill in talk and forgiven
> by gnat. it was a team failure, so i can't take all the credit. iirc nfs
> didn't work well on the donated boxes or some similar issue we couldn't test
> for. it was way too ambitious and should have been a much simpler contest.

Ah yes, good times. O'Reilly handed out some awards in the form of
book credits ($50?) for this, and being the epic procrastinator I
never got around to using it - 'til a few months ago, i.e. twelve
years later. Incredibly, and awesomely, O'Reilly honoured it.


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