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Nicholas Clark
October 27, 2003 03:55
Re: Yet Another new slurp module
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On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 11:14:50PM -0600, david nicol wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-23 at 05:35, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> >. I've always
> > found it annoying that Perl, which is famously used for manipulating files
> > and their contents, doesn't have an easy way of just grabbing or writing a
> > whole file at time.
> > 
> > And I'd expect to find it under File::.
> but it is now under Tie::
> Tie::Slurp has just been uploaded to CPAN.

Probably I am being stupid for

a: Raising a more heat than light issue
b: being off topic (This should be on ?)

but I fail to see why any user of a CPAN module should primarily be
interested in its underlying implementation.

Hence I believe that most of the modules in the  Tie:: namespace could be
better named, based on what the module provides.

Nicholas Clark

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