Before I post a reply, I perform some type of research to bolster my answer. If the OP provided code, I download it and try to run it to understand the issue in question. I will also read the relevant docs (perldoc and/or CPAN). 99% of the time, I provide at least one link to the appropriate docs. This gives me confidence that I have put forth a minimum amount of effort to understand the question and, hopefully, provide a helpful response.
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