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Re: Removing users from a list

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Sep 09, 2012 at 01:19 UTC ( #992548=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Removing users from a list

  1. Load the smaller (to-be-removed) list into a hash, having stripped any extraneous bits (eg. say $line =~ s[</+$][];) and having lc'd them.
  2. Read the bigger file line by line; strip any extraneous bits & lc them; if email read exists in the toBeRemoved hash, don't print it; otherwise do.
  3. Redirect the output to a temp file. Delete the original master file; rename the temp file to the master.

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[Corion]: 1nickt: I imagine (heh) that Agile done somewhat right will make the process (and why we postpone things) somewhat more explicit to the outsider, or at least the "who do we ask to postpone X"

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