Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The bat-signal operator

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

5 comments:

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?

-t

steck said...

The purpose is to drive maintainers
of your code batty.

-- Paul