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Re^3: chop vs chompby shmem (Canon)
|on May 11, 2007 at 07:54 UTC||Need Help??|
Anyone who tried to rely on carriege return (line completion) as an indication of file completion for commercial data provision would simply lose the business
There is no instead of - chomp's functionality is professionally unacceptable from the start.
Sure - if you use it for the wrong purpose, and if you expect it to do things it doesn't. If a file has been checked for completeness and its lines were found suitable for chomp, then chomp is the right tool to use. It is not the other way round.
I'm looking forward to your rant on autovivification as another "professionally unacceptable functionality" in perl...