Do Repeat Yourself Sometimes

This video is in English.
Length: 03:56
Source: London Perl Workshop 2009 on the 2009-12-05.
Speaker: Tom Hukins speaker
abstract

Recorded at the London Perl Workshop 2009.

Developers often advise "Don't Repeat Yourself", pointing out the dangers of copying and pasting code.

In this talk I explore the ideas of repetition and abstraction from several perspectives, explaining why I disagree with "Don't Repeat Yourself" and find limited amounts of repetition healthy.