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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I like to say this progression of coding style is going from forming letters, to writing words, to composing sentences, comprising sentences in paragraphs, and so on.

    Most people struggle to compose sentences, so paragraphs are right out.

    And, blank lines might have been a hassle back in the day when you were limited by the hardware to 24 rows, but how anyone still knows about that today is baffling. Throw some whitespace in your code and then see how much easier it is to read. (or take out the fomatting whitespace in your favorite novel and see how hard it is to read).