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Father Chrysostomos via RT
June 4, 2013 01:49
[perl #117507] perltrap.pod needs updating
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On Sat Apr 06 17:07:36 2013, Hugmeir wrote:
> This is a bug report for perl from,
> generated with the help of perlbug 1.39 running under perl 5.16.2.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> [Please describe your issue here]
> perltrap.pod is supposed to be a list of traps for both perl
>    programmers
> and programmers coming to perl from other languages. However, it
>    hasn't
> really been updated in the last decade, and is in dire need of an
>    overhaul.
> Currently it only lists a handful of traps for C, awk, bash, sed, and
>    Perl
> itself. All of these could be cleaned up and expanded, and also
>    sections
> for $LANGUAGE_OF_CHOICE could be added.

I can add a JavaScript section.  I have one almost written; it just
needs a bit of polishing.  The existing perltrap documententation uses
alliteration for each language (cerebral C programmers, seasoned sed
programmers, etc.).  What should I use?  Judicious?  Jabbering? :-)


Father Chrysostomos

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