This is one of the best reasons to use Perl. Easy things are so easy, you can always take the extra time to make something reusable or learn about some new facility or technology.
And... making something reusable, makes that easier thing even easier next time and means you can explore even more exotic and interesting ways to do something later. Is it any wonder why CPAN (and the other freely available Perl code out there) is so rich and varied?
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