Monthly Archives: February 2012

Hilight growls from irssi with Plack and ssh

I use irssi/screen on a remote server to maintain a constant IRC presence and I wanted a nice way to pop up a pretty, on-screen notification when my nick is hilighted or when I get a direct message. Irssi already has Perl 5 scripting support built-in, so the rest just took a little whipuptitude. Here […]

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Quick thought on use strict dogma

I missed the original post, but caught Chris Prather's great response. It got me thinking about why the "strict" dogma got started. Here's my take: too many people debug code by asking others to do their thinking for them. If I'm looking to be helpful and answer programming questions, whether it's on USENET (old-school), or […]

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