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Hacking Perl (I think)
Just one question... why?
I guess for academic curiosity there is no better way, I just find it hard to imagine that there are more than a few dozen people on the planet capable of making any significant improvements to it.
Personally I'd quite like to have a look at the source code to perl version 1, just to see where it all started in it's most simplistic form.
I just find it hard to imagine that there are more than a few dozen people on the planet capable of making any significant improvements to it
shiny regexes and rules offered by Perl 6
other CPAN module
by looking at it on my monitor
I print it and I read it in spare time
first I convert it into $FORMAT, then I parse it
I hire someone to do it
using my custom module
I write a brand new language to do the task
on the server where I play as human, XML is forbidden
what is XML?
I speak XML natively
I write a new grammar for Perl 6
some other way
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