bryce at bryceharrington.com
Tue Jun 22 23:01:36 PDT 2004
On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> >>One thing that would add convenience would be if I could have
> >>it parse straight from a scalar (taken from form input), rather
> >>than from a file.
> > Easy enough to add; I'll put it on the todo list and try to get
> > to it in the very near future.
> Actually, it turns out that CGI::Lite writes file uploads into
> a file anyway, so I don't need this after all. Though it would
> still probably be a useful addition to the API in general.
Right, can't hurt. Although it is one more thing to test, but...
I think the ability to load from a url may be particularly handy.
> I think Perl lends itself very well to this sort of development,
> because of a couple of things about the language. First, it's
> a large language (read: provides lots of features), so if you
> know the language pretty well it's fairly easy to get something
> working quickly, especially since the CPAN does half your work
> for you most of the time.
Yup. I also find it provides a pretty easy path to shift from unix
commands at the commandline, to a shell script, to a perl script with
backticks, to more fancier stuff.
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