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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I used to routinely debug intranet apps (web frontend, db backend) using Windows .BMP snapshots, each sized several dozen megabytes... it made one debug fast unless I wanted my email quota to run out pretty quickly.

    • File size is often a problem, but the big problem is the often irrelevancy or redundancy of the screenshots.

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • Oh, and sending it to me when I'm not the one responsible for the problem (because you CC'ed it to everybody and their dog) is also a problem, particularly if it's a really big file.

      I have very few apps for which a screenshot would help in debugging.

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      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers