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Ovid (2709)

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Stuff with the Perl Foundation. A couple of patches in the Perl core. A few CPAN modules. That about sums it up.

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Monday March 05, 2007
06:28 AM

I wonder what does 'split_pack_ord' does?

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Recently another programmer showed me some legacy code he was unfortunately stuck with. There were tons of problems and I felt bad for him. A typical example was a function named &split_pack_ord. Not only does the function name not give one any clue of what it's trying to do, but it didn't even use the pack and ord functions!

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