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Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack

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Joshua N Pritikin
October 27, 1999 12:15
Re: [PATCH 5.005_62] First round of unpack
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On Wed, Oct 27, 1999 at 02:04:22PM -0400, wrote:
> d) You react as if packed strings are manually created and designed
>    for human consumption.  All that programmer are going to do is
>        $packed = pack 't', \%data;
>        system 'foo', $packed;
>        $data = unpack 't', shift;

Ilya, if this is where you are leading then why not advocate including
Storable in the main tarball instead?

Or do you have other usages of extended (un)pack in mind?

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