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RE: [ID 20010703.002] [5.6.2-to-be] PerlIO is EVIL

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Nick Ing-Simmons
July 6, 2001 05:42
RE: [ID 20010703.002] [5.6.2-to-be] PerlIO is EVIL
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>Additionally, there are several places where local temporary variables assigned just to make further assignment less verbose. 
>("buf" in PerlIOStdio_read function is an example).

That is not the reason. The reason is to get the function/macro calls out of the 
inner loop.

>IMHO while idea of perlio.c is good, and it allows cool things, it's implementation could be cleaned greatly.

Patches welcome.

Nick Ing-Simmons

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