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Re^2: web page update notifier

by Juerd (Abbot)
on Jun 18, 2004 at 07:10 UTC ( #367886=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: web page update notifier
in thread web page update notifier

I'd be even happier if you used Text::Diff or something equivalent instead of a system call. :-)

For something that runs once per day, it's not worth the trouble. I even use `cat foo` in scripts like this one.

Juerd # { site => '', plp_site => '', do_not_use => 'spamtrap' }

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Re^3: web page update notifier
by ihb (Deacon) on Jun 18, 2004 at 13:52 UTC

    In short, my point is that when sharing it with other monks I'd be happier to see a portable snippet since it doesn't require much work to make it that. Of course, it's better to share a non-portable snippet than not share at all; that's why I said "happier" and not "happy".

    It's not worth the trouble for you when you use it, but since this post isn't targeted to you I just figured it would be nice if you patched it so that more could benefit from it. Just as you'd do with any CPAN module you publish.


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