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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Since 1998 I've been using Javascript for exactly this, curtesy of DynAPI [sourceforge.net] (originally a Dan Steinman project [jalix.org]). You can do simple things such as:
    <script language="Javascript" src="../src/dynapi.js"></script>
    <script language="Javascript">
    DynAPI.setLibraryPath('../src/lib/');
    DynAPI.include('d ynapi.api.*');
    </script>
    To load all your dynapi.api.* library files. Or you can simply include a single file.

    PS: There is no space between 'd' and 'ynapi' in the above example. use.perl code has inserted it for some strange reason.

    • PS: There is no space between 'd' and 'ynapi' in the above example. use.perl code has inserted it for some strange reason.

      One way in which people can abuse sites is by posting comments that contain ridiculously long strings of characters with no spaces in it them: web-browsers don't have anywhere to split the line, so the box they are in gets massively extended sideways, pushing out other columns, and generally messing up the page.

      Slash avoids this by inserting spaces into long 'words', with the unfort