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Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
October 27, 1999 00:37
Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack
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Gurusamy Sarathy writes:
 > Thanks for throwing up the idea, but are you single-handedly trying to
 > start a back-to-the-assembler-years movement among the Perl rank and
 > file?  I'm missing the entire point of all this.  Perhaps some examples
 > of real-world use will help, but I honestly doubt it. :-)

Perhaps Ilya's intending to implement Perl 6 using Perl 5's pack()? :-)

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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