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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • OK, I'll be the first to say that most of the things you mentioned boil down to personal taste.

    But... I'm gonna call you on the copy / paste thing.

    Yep. I know about all the apps that don't share info on the "clipboard" in Linux.

    But, at least I don't have to remember to use a keyboard combo to actually get info into the clipboard.

    Only about 50 times a day do I find myself screaming (it's OK, I work from home... nobody can hear me ;-)) after shuffling thru the windows... hiliting some text... shuffling th
    • I've done both cut-n-paste systems for a number of years. I spent about 4 years using nothing but Unix (mostly Linux) on the desktop, and seriously thought that cut and paste was too much effort on Windows.

      But having used a Unix with a decent UI I'm won over. Gone are those irritating moments of highlighting something by accident and having my clipboard buffer blatted. It's just too confusing. I guess it comes back to the old unix style of being user friendly but choosy about who it's friends with. I guess