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Re^4: (OT) Fixing Line Endings

by Melly (Hermit)
on Nov 30, 2006 at 15:37 UTC ( #586969=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: (OT) Fixing Line Endings
in thread (OT) Fixing Line Endings

You've got customers dumb enough to upload text files as binary, but smart enough to know or care what an MD5 checksum is?

Humanity is doomed...

Tom Melly,

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Re^5: (OT) Fixing Line Endings
by Ovid (Cardinal) on Nov 30, 2006 at 15:46 UTC

    That was only one example of a potential pitfall. As mentioned, automatically altering customer files could cause plenty of other problems. Further, I could easily see myself checking an MD5 sum but forgetting to FTP as text and then wondering what the problem is :)


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[LanX]: what?
[LanX]: $; exists, so does the glob
[GotToBTru]: $; is "useful for emulating multi-dimensional arrays in Perl4"
[LanX]: i.e. &; is parsable
[LanX]: it's sometimes useful in P5 too
[LanX]: but I don't understand the question...
[GotToBTru]: okay, I see what it does

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