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From Ian Stanley@DIGDIST/TRIBEBBS to Nightfox on Tue Mar 16 17:51:00 2021
I used to do a lot of dev work in the early 1990s and wrote code in a
(1) try to make it read as much like english as possible (a hangover from earning COBOL at school in the 80s)
(2) try to make it as obscure as possible - usually only with Perl as once written any maintenance would effectively require a rewrite. I could never
keep Perl in my head long enough between maintenance. I think I was trying to force myself to move away from Perl, but each time I came back to it I
couldn't find anything I could replace it with.
(3) to play around with features I never really got chance to use