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JAPH. (That's right -- I'm not Really Inexperienced any more.)

I'm not just here, I'm here [perlmonks.org], and here [javajunkies.org] too, I ramble randomly in my philosophical blog [blogspot.com] and my other blog [blogspot.com]. Soon I'll come in a convenient six-pack.

Journal of chaoticset (2105)

Saturday May 11, 2002
12:24 AM

Baby Steps

[ #4845 ]
Clicking on the title of the journal entry now produces the body of the entry in the text window to the left.

Next up tomorrow: Figure out why Text::Wrap isn't working, come up with a solution for wrapping said text, and strip out the most common HTML elements to promote readability.

Quick Addendum: Text::Wrap doesn't work because...I don't know why, but it doesn't have to. I'm a fool, so I missed that there's a wrap attribute for the text widget. Someday I'll learn to think in terms of objects when I'm doing objects...

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  • For my useperl journal emailer (available from the perl part of my website), I cheated. I actually pipe the HTML to lynx and tell that to just dump it to stdout. Simple, fast enough and no faffing around with any modules that don't want to behave =)

    And it handles all the HTML =)
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      ---ict / Spoon