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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.

Journal of Ovid (2709)

Thursday April 03, 2008
08:05 AM

Bermuda Now Has Backtracking!

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Well, 'backtracking' in the sense that I've decided to backtrack off my original goal of making it relocatable. I didn't want a dependency on Bermuda, but now it looks like I'll have one. I found myself backed into a corner writing recursive code which, in turn, had to write recursive code. I could feel the folds in my brain flattening out as I stared at the resulting, unmanageable mess.

I can already see a slight performance hit with not auto-generating code, but that's a side issue. The new code is much easier to read and work with. It's a win in my book.

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