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Re: Complex Problems vs. Simple Tools

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Jonas Liljegren
July 25, 2000 02:49
Re: Complex Problems vs. Simple Tools
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On Mon, 24 Jul 2000, Tom Christiansen wrote:

> >By way of further inflammatory suggestions, I would like the (less) 
> >strictness levels to be install-time options, so that sites can make 
> >policies for their developers that prohibit some or all strictness being 
> >turned off in their perl.  
> So again we're back to understanding how will scripts developed at
> one site run properly at another one where the environment is so
> radically different.

Create a perl configuration file.  A few standard configurations could be
in the standard distibution. Non standard configurations would have to be
distributed with the program.

Make the program state the name of the perl configuration, if it's not the
standard base configuration:

use 6.0 qw( :long_uri_style_special_name_of_the_configuration MORE_OPTIONS );

/ Jonas  -

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