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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Before I read your note I was wondering why humans would ever want case sensitive filesystems at all. I always figured that it was an unfortunate accident of history that *NIX fileystems are case-sensitive.
    • I don't think there is any compelling reason I can think of for users to want case-sens filesystem everywhere. My complaint, and others like it, aren't good arguments, since I might someday have "t" and "test.pl" -- or whatever. Then again, you'd want to store filenames in a canonical case for easy bytewise comparison, and then have case preserved for display, which is just sure to be a PITA, so I think it's a tolerable compromise between users and coders.

      After all, my problem is really one of "my program
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      rjbs