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From:
Michael G Schwern
Date:
November 1, 2003 21:54
Subject:
Re: L<> links in pod (was Re: 5.8.2 perldelta)
Message ID:
20031102055421.GG3659@localhost.comcast.net
On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 09:26:37AM -0800, Gisle Aas wrote:
> You forgot to grep for how often you find URLs without any markers at
> all.  Why is there a need for markup when POD parsers should be able
> to guess what is URLs quite easily.  Isn't POD supposed to be plain?

Its not easy to do right, but fortunately the hard work has been done.
http://search.cpan.org/dist/URI-Find/


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Michael G Schwern        schwern@pobox.com  http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/
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