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Re: Were it not a monastery, my favourite metaphor for PerlMonks would have been:

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on Aug 14, 2007 at 23:05 UTC ( #632616=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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[Corion]: Nicholas Clark++ # read for a multichar block-delimiter by scanning for the last char, and only then check whether the whole delimiter was read.
[Corion]: At least if you're appending the data read to a larger buffer, this means you avoid the situation of "a delimiter was found but the other half has not been read yet"
choroba misses the context
[Corion]: choroba: Optimizing how Perl reads source code on startup (and then processes it line-by-line)

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