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Re^2: RFC: A Primer on Writing Portable Perl Programs

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Nov 01, 2006 at 23:51 UTC ( #581791=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: RFC: A Primer on Writing Portable Perl Programs
in thread RFC: A Primer on Writing Portable Perl Programs

It is not a bad technique because the goal is to abstract away the operating sytem and then program in your abstraction. File::Spec provides part of such an abstraction. (Perl provides most of the rest...)

I've always liked Linus' explanation at http://www.kernel-traffic.org/kernel-traffic/kt20000501_65.html#5 on this.

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