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I often use a similar construct, like so:
use constant DELIM => "\t"; my $fh = IO::File->new(">$filename") || die $!; print $fh join(DELIM, 'Col 1', 'Col 2', 'Col 3', ), $/; # And so forth

Yes, I should use something like Text::xSV, but it currently doesn't do output.

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The idea is a little like C++ templates, except not quite so brain-meltingly complicated. -- TheDamian, Exegesis 6

... strings and arrays will suffice. As they are easily available as native data types in any sane language, ... - blokhead, speaking on evolutionary algorithms

Please remember that I'm crufty and crochety. All opinions are purely mine and all code is untested, unless otherwise specified.

In reply to Re: Re: I don't use printf enough by dragonchild
in thread I don't use printf enough by dreadpiratepeter

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