What kind and version of Perl are you using on what OS?
in reply to Re^2: read string (which is in binary) and make decision
in thread read string (which is in binary) and make decision
A program should be light and agile, its subroutines connected like a string of pearls. The spirit and intent of the program should be retained throughout. There should be neither too little or too much, neither needless loops nor useless variables, neither lack of structure nor overwhelming rigidity." - The Tao of Programming, 4.1 - Geoffrey James
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