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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I'm going to go broke buying books, you know. I suspect this one, though, will be well used and not just another dusty reference work on a bookshelf.

    Now if I could only get my company to go with TT instead of Mason ... nah, it'll never happen.

    • Now if I could only get my company to go with TT instead of Mason ... nah, it'll never happen.
      What's so bad about Mason, then?
      • The same thing that's wrong with Java: nothing.

        Java, like any language, has strengths and weaknesses. Some projects will be avoided or accepted in accordance with these. Some projects, however, will be avoided as a matter of personal taste. The latter is the major issue I have with Mason. For me, working with Template Toolkit is fun and easy. I just don't find Mason to be as straightforward, but that's probably because I learned TT first. For specific issues:

        I don't like that everything gets comp