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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You should try out ocaml. You might like it, too.

    Perl is inappopriate for some applications, where precision and efficiency
    are important.

    Of course, perl -ple is super-glorious for those frequent situations where
    precision and efficiency don't matter so much.

    • On the contrary, perl -pe is excellent for applications where you want precision and efficiency, particularly that derived from improvement over manual editing. :-)

      -Dom