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Leon Brocard (aka acme) is an orange-loving Perl eurohacker with many varied contributions to the Perl community, including the GraphViz module on the CPAN. YAPC::Europe was all his fault. He is still looking for a Perl Monger group he can start which begins with the letter 'D'.

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Tuesday January 28, 2003
06:38 AM

Core Perl Modules You Might Not Know About

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On thursday we had a very successful London.pm technical meeting and of course I gave a talk. Slides for Core Perl Modules You Might Not Know About are now up. Note that I autogenerated these using XML for Keynote, grabbing the title and synopsis from the module itself. Thus, bug reports to p5p please Nicholas ;-)

The talk went pretty well. Most people didn't use the modules I picked. I'm not sure if this is because they work at a different problem-space than these modules or that they simply didn't know about them. I guess we'll see.

Extra bonus points for figuring out why Keynote has decided to use ligatures in a monospaced font...

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  • Extra bonus points for figuring out why Keynote has decided to use ligatures in a monospaced font...

    Ligatures are contained in the font information. I would guess Keynote just looks there and uses it directly, without pausing to wonder about the fact that it was supposed to be monospace. Or perhaps it has its own font definitions (it's so close to SVG, you never know) that specifies those for some reason. Now why that ligature info would be in the original font... I guess it doesn't get me the bonu

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    -- Robin Berjon [berjon.com]