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Re^2: Perl formatting beginner

by Tux (Abbot)
on Apr 15, 2014 at 18:00 UTC ( #1082374=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Perl formatting beginner
in thread Perl formatting beginner

It also ignores nested comma-characters, which IIRC are quite common in addresses. It also disables addresses so complicated they need embedded newlines.

I like the approach, but please advice the use of Text::CSV_XS and/or Text::CSV.

Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

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Re^3: Perl formatting beginner
by 2teez (Vicar) on Apr 15, 2014 at 18:07 UTC

    ... but please advice the use of Text::CSV_XS and/or Text::CSV..

    I think ww did "advise" that on the second point, though he didn't mention one.

    ..But if you're still going to do it in Perl, it looks as though you have a comma-delimited source file, AKA, CSV. So use one of the csv modules to drag in your data (not that what you were doing is terribly wrong).

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