[Chicago-talk] perl pretty-printing tools?
gdf at speakeasy.net
Wed Sep 8 14:06:33 CDT 2004
On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 11:36:58 -0500, Leland Johnson <easyasy2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> On a similar note, I use perltidy from CPAN to make all my files
> uniform when I'm editing them. It makes tab-stops, bracket &
> parenthesis syntax all the same. I've only used it once on my code,
> when I wanted the project I started learning perl with to actually
> look reasonable, after not knowing how to make perl look nice and
> screwing with tab-stops in VIM.
I think perltidy is pretty close to what I'm looking for, especially
since it's just a perl module (maybe we should phalanx him into
putting it up on CPAN). I'm going to try writing a blosxom
(http://blosxom.com) plugin to autoformat perl, which this should work
I'm not really interested in the tidy part of it right now, just the
html generation part of it.
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