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Re^2: Proof of concept: File::Index

by Anonymous Monk
on May 12, 2006 at 22:47 UTC ( #549139=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Proof of concept: File::Index
in thread Proof of concept: File::Index

Oh look. I've stolen someone else nice simple idea, kludged together an ill conceived, over-complicated and hastily thrown together parady of it and uploaded it to cpan without consulting anyone.

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Re^3: Proof of concept: File::Index
by xdg (Monsignor) on May 12, 2006 at 23:02 UTC

    Oh, look. I've demonstrated how a module for file position markers that has been on CPAN for 5 months can be extended with a few minutes work to save/load positions to an external file.

    Oh, look. I've demonstrated how inside-out objects can be a useful alternative to tie for working with filehandles. (One of the few situations in which they really shine.)

    "Overcomplicated" I'll grant, and I will be discussing that at my YAPC::NA talk.


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