Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The bat-signal operator

Starting now, I propose that every programming language strive to incorporate the bat-signal operator: ~@~


jomirez said...

yeah, and all corporate workstations should be equipped with remotely-activated mallets as a way for admin to reboot a "malfunctioning" user ;-))

Samuel Bronson said...

You seem to have neglected to document the purpose and usage of the bat-signal operator.

Anonymous said...

To summon batman, obviously. Use it whenever your program needs to fight some crime.

dasht said...

Are you certain that that isn't already valid Perl?


steck said...

The purpose is to drive maintainers
of your code batty.

-- Paul