Ah, I'd had forgotten that little gem existed. I've used
it before. This quote from the page you link says it all:
(Rule of thumb--every time Microsoft use the word "smart,"
be on the lookout for something dumb).
The code needs serious work, OTOH. It is not only
perl4ish but also full of goofiness like this:
# Eliminate idiot MS-DOS carriage returns from line terminator
$s =~ s/\s+$//;
$s .= "\n";
All in all it isn't too bad, I'd use it as is, myself =)
$you = new YOU;
honk() if $you->love(perl)
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||