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Re: What do you do for living?

by Courage (Parson)
on Mar 07, 2006 at 07:56 UTC ( #534851=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to What do you do for living?

I do many text conversion for my language translation department, and Perl is perfect fit for such a job:
  • given text to translate, it quickly performs any words analyzis or whatever
  • given some file format, its easy to manage for FrameMaker, Acrobat, Trados, VIM, or, rarely, MS-Word, to process my files all the way I want.
  • ... and many many other cases, and that is why I invoke perl with a perl script named 'p', so it locates real scripts to invoke in a certain place, showing me GUI interface to fill in parameters, or just running with out any GUI at all, optionally.

In my working place, all is done to invoke perl quickly and comfortably, because it is started hundreds times in a day.

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[choroba]: My week was hectic as well, and so will be the next several ones...
[Corion]: Sane Dots Supplies - your brand manufacturer for satisfying experiences!
[choroba]: preparing the trip to Vietnam + buying a new car = enough fun
[Corion]: choroba: Yeah, that's a lot of "fun" for one week...
[Corion]: I guess I should stage some product photos for Sane Dots Supplies ;)
[marto]: I had some ideas about that Corion
[marto]: I'll send a message over the weekend maybe :P
[Corion]: choroba: I avoided the "fun" of emergency shopping for a new flat iron by trying the flat iron without the timer that sat between it and the mains power. Seems as if just the timer is broken.
[Corion]: marto: Heh, would be cool!

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