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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Use an OODBMS?
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      ---ict / Spoon
  • The snippet you displayed completely defeats the purpose and intent of XML by adopting obfuscated type attributes.

    What about type="01" denotes the concept of "author"? Why is type="01" an author on a contributor field, but "primary title" on a title field?

    This is a classic error made time and time again since the dawn of punch cards: space is important, so let's condense the amount of space a record takes up by replacing textual values with an encoded equivalent. This problem was first brought to my a