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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I've posted a bunch of my scripts on that I've released to the public, if you'd care to have a look at them and some of the ugly hacks required to work around the way the world works :-D

    I'd add to your list
      o write really good documentation (in perl .pod format, preferably) as you go
      o document your changes with a decent changelog (and comments within the code) as you repair your programs over time.
      o the reason for this is: maintainability.
      o write tests (good ones) to prove your code works the way it's supposed to. beat the hell outta it with tests. It'll still break on someone else's system, but not quite as often ;)