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Re: Re: RFC: new module r (or R)

by jryan (Vicar)
on Mar 06, 2004 at 04:03 UTC ( #334448=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: RFC: new module r (or R)
in thread RFC: new module r (or R)

But why is it bad that it is only useful from a command-line scenario? Why does it have to be extended? It seems perfectly designed for what it would be most useful for.


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Re: Re: Re: RFC: new module r (or R)
by stvn (Monsignor) on Mar 06, 2004 at 05:38 UTC
    But why is it bad that it is only useful from a command-line scenario?

    It's not that it is bad, its that it could be useful in many other scenarios too, so why restrict it? Processing directories recursively is something i run into quite often actually, and not always on the command line. If he could offer a module interface to it as well, I know I would find it alot more useful. But hey, this is all just my opinion.

    - stvn

      Yeah, but there are already about ten thousand modules out there for recursing through directories that we can use within programs. Why would we need another one?

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