February 11, 2004

ActiveState Valentine's Day Perl Haikus

ActiveState writes "VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 10, 2004 - Forget sonnets for your sweetheart. For a real display of passion, find out the winners of ActiveState's first annual 'Why I Love Perl' Haiku Contest, where devoted programmers express their love for one of the web's most popular programming languages.

ActiveState's Perl development team selected the top three entries in the categories 'Best Haiku About Perl' and 'Best Haiku Written in Perl'.

Prizes included licenses for ActiveState's Perl programming bundle ASPN Perl, featuring Komodo Professional Edition, and cool ActiveState gear.

Grand Prize Winners:

Ed Snoeck, Best Haiku About Perl

ugliness that grows
into beauty inside of
your favorite shell

James Tilley, Best Haiku Written in Perl

no less can I say;
require strict, close attention
while you... write haiku

See the other finalists. Or check out all entries on the ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN)."

Link: ActiveState.com


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