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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • \n or \r? (Score:4, Informative)

    In TCL Expect, I always had to use \r. I've still never mastered exactly when you have to do that for Expect.pm, and when you can get away with \n. Could it vary from system to system? What does the user get when he tries \r? Do we even know when we can use each and why?

    I'm debating whether or not to just put some of these things in a "known but inexplicable bugs" section and just release anyway.

    Do it. Standard manpages don't have a BUGS section for nothing, you know. You can fix them later, if

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    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • Standard manpages don't have a BUGS section for nothing, you know.

      Oh, and while you're at it, that's why they have SKIP tests in Test::More. :)

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers