Brent Dax (brentdax) wrote,
Brent Dax

"Most any OS will also support either read(2) or some equivalent. Most support read(2) directly: Win32 does, though it also has its own set of functions, in the classic Microsoft fashion of not doing a thing well once when you can do it badly five times."
--Ben Morrow in comp.lang.perl.misc, "Re: Perl's read() vs. sysread()"

  • Paging madlori (and anyone who knows her)

    An interesting thing just happened on Facebook chat. Lori Summers [2:29:44] Got my message ? Brent Royal-Gordon [2:33:45] I did. Lori Summers…

  • guest post

    kate is the best better than the rest the best the best haikus about kate: kate's my favourite i want to lick her ballsack it would taste so…

  • Practice

    This December, I will have been practicing programming seriously for ten years. That will mark the tenth anniversary of me starting to learn Perl. I…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.