Subject: Re: NetBSD Web Site powered by Perl
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 01/23/1998 10:03:55
In message <199801231558.KAA16599@ginger.cmf.nrl.navy.mil>, Ken Hornstein write
>>I never lose my source...
>But other people do; what happens if you try debugging a program that
>was written by a long-gone programmer and nobody knows what happened
>to the source code?
>This happened at our site ... it was pretty painful. Admittedly, this
>is sort of a larger problem that whether or not to use perl ... and in
>this case, we couldn't have used perl for this particular program
Yeah, this is true...
The best defense is a good offense; I publish my code on the www.