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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • My current "oh my GOD" reaction to PHP is the great inconsistency in the function names.

    You're not kidding. It's great that we can remember that Perl builtins never have underscores. With PHP, the use of underscores is totally random (sort of like CGI.pm used to be). is_array(), is_numeric(), etc., have underscores, but isset() doesn't. strlen(), strtr(), and a bunch of other str* function have no underscore, but str_pad(), str_repeat(), and str_replace() do. And you've got stuff like frenchtojd() t