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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • ...or any other language. Languages capable of expressing the whole of human existence are large, complex things. Languages capable of expressing this *elegantly* are even more so. Fortunately, we don't need to know the whole language to be fluent in it. Even though I don't know what "pseudoconcha" means, I can get along without that piece of information. More importantly, I know how to find out what it means.

    As if that wasn't enough, Perl is constantly growing. The community, the coding standards, t
    • This is deep. Thanks for your comment back in July. I'm getting better in learning Perl idioms and ways to do job better. Still use VBA for quick analytical projects, though, it's just so much easier to put something "quick and dirty" together than it would be in Perl. But Perl really saves a lot of my time on some things where VBA just gives up.