March 14, 2001

Sophomore uses list context; cops interrogate

Author: JT Smith

"High school is bizarre enough, but a private high school is an environment uniquely removed from
reality. S. and G., two sophomores at such a school in one of the United States' hot technology
corridors, put up a couple of private websites with their unflattering thoughts about the school
experience. Last week those sites got them suspended for two days. Worse -- because he wasn't
familiar with the distinction between perl's scalar and list context, S. now has a police record." Read more at Slashdot.


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