However I have found that backtick sometimes isn't supported well enough on Windows, whereas system() more often is.
Que? backticks (and qx//) are both fully supported on windows. What makes you think otherwise?
C:\test>perl -E"say `perl -c -Mstrict -we\"my \$l = 365.25***3\"` "
-e syntax OK
Of course, Aok from the syntax check doesn't always mean the code does what you expect or want :)
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