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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • In other news, it's very annoying learning the subtle differences of typing on a British keyboard.

    Because double quotes were meant to be hard to type :-)

    I lived in the UK for a few years and brought my UK PC back to New Zealand. The US layout in the norm here and I really should have just bought a new keyboard but I never got round to it. So for years my keyboard layout at home was different to the one at work.

    The other annoyance was the right hand Alt key being reserved for entering accented char

  • It's from 6.3 but we're using 6.1.

    Vim 7 is very nice -- it's got quite a few new features [yahoo.com] such as spell checking [polarhome.com] (it's quite nice to be able to have your Perl comments and POD spell checked), omni completion [polarhome.com] (aka Intellisense) and undo branches [polarhome.com].

    Unfortunately, to get the best out of omnicompletion, we need a specific Perl implementation instead of just using the syntax omni [polarhome.com] approach.

    I think Perl coders who use Vim should get together and try to code one.