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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I'm happy to have provided some talking points and perhaps a minor distraction from Bigger Things with my rant. Lest hfb get beat up too much for agreeing with, let me make the following points:

    • XML as Rosetta Stone XML excels as a medium of data exchange. That is, XML makes the process of moving information from one application into another much simpler. I had a job at CareerSearch [careersearch.net] in which I had to deal with DBF, CSV and fixed positional ASCII files of all kinds. If the data had all been in XML, it wou