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Tk tail -f - How?
I'm not sure if this is any help but there is a pure perl version of tail out there as part of the Perl Power Tools project, maybe some of the code in there will be useful to you.
Non-existent; I don't have TV
Non-existent; my TV doesn't have/need a remote
Under my control; I watch alone
Under the control of whoever shouts loudest
Under the control of whoever gets it first
One of many, and the TV has a mind of its own
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