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Update (20061211)
It has been with Perl since 5.8.1. The current official version can be found at http://perldoc.perl.org/perlcheat.html.

re consideration: I am strongly against changing the title. This title was chosen because it most concisely states the point: the cheat sheet as a perldoc, under the name perlcheat. This title was very carefully chosen, years ago. Vote as you wish, and change the title if you must, but you should at least know my opinion.

Update (20030812)
perlcheat was accepted and will very probably be part of perl-5.8.1.

A few months ago, I posted my Perl Cheat Sheet here, and today it's at its seventh version. I'm only updating the one on my website, because I'm too lazy to copy and paste it every time. But neither the new version nor me being lazy is the reason for posting another meditation.

Some people suggested to me that it I should ask if the cheat sheet should be included in the Perl documentation as perlcheat. I'm not sure though. It's worth the try, but before I try, I'd like to know what you think.

I'd like to thank everyone who e-mailed or messaged me about this thing. And of course all people who link to it and all people who upvoted the node; it's the most popular Perl-related page on my website, and it's my best node (reputation-wise) ever.

So - perlcheat shipped with Perl - good or bad idea?

Juerd
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