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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Having just downloaded WebMin to have a look-see at how it did what it did, when I was informed that it was made of Perl, I was quite astounded to see that it used the old cgi-lib.pl constructs and stuff that looks more like perl 4 than perl 5 (at least from what little I remember.. I wasn't really around then much but I do recall Perl looking a LOT more confusing back then than it does now)

    A quick grep through the source found one instance of CGI.pm that wasn't really being used as CGI.pm should be, and n