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Cultured Perl

by Brother Otto (Initiate)
on Jan 03, 2005 at 12:16 UTC ( #418919=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to (Humor) A New Name for Perl 6

Just thinking now.. - Daughter of Perl - Black Perl but perhaps best in this vein .. - Cultured Perl

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[ambrus]: The main loop for unixish systems is in https://metacpan. org/source/ KARASIK/Prima-1. 49/unix/apc_app.c. It is a hand-rolled select loop, but also always spins at least once every 0.2 seconds for some reason.
[ambrus]: marto: no, not that way. if you just want to test for an existing id attribute, then write *[@id] , or you can match a regexp to the value of that attribute like *[@id=~/something/ ]
[marto]: ambrus, thanks I ended up going with '//*[starts- with(@id, "thread_")]...
[ambrus]: Sometimes it's easier to just match elements in ways other than xpath, like directly with perl code.

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