Alden Bates (abates) wrote,
Alden Bates
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What not to do when Perl exasperates you

I was banging my head against the wall trying to get a regular expression to work in Perl. Eventually I got so annoyed:

[19:34] * Alden kicks Perl in the nuts
[19:34] * Alden loads C++ Builder
(Insert huge system crash here as C++ Builder 6 causes multiple faults and locks up Windows)
[19:40] * Alden quietly goes back to working with Perl.

Why did I forsake you, Perl? I proceeded to fix the problem in about five minutes.

I wonder if Borland have a patch out...
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