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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Yes, PDF is a bear. I believe most of the Perl modules rely on a C library (whose name escapes me). Oddly enough, PHP comes bundled with support for PDF writing and it uses that same C-lib. I believe you can embedded fonts in PDF, which partially addresses my long-standing beef with typesetting in Unix (it hasn't changed in th 20 years).