[Omaha.pm] code reduction
jay at jays.net
Sat May 12 07:26:35 PDT 2007
On May 10, 2007, at 5:11 PM, Andy Lester wrote:
> On May 10, 2007, at 4:54 PM, Jay Hannah wrote:
>> my $eot = chr(4); # Perl regex's can't see newlines, so cheat
> Yes they can. Look at the /s and /m flags in perlre.
Indeed. Hence my rewrite. I've learned a couple things since 2000. :)
On May 11, 2007, at 8:02 AM, Sean Baker wrote:
> Do you really want to remove an understandable commented section of
> with that? I'll be ringing you at 3 in the morning.
In this case it seems to me that my 1 line rewrite is more
maintainable than the 12 line original. The comments helped me
understand what I was doing in the 12 lines, but I think its easier
to read what the 1 line version does. Yes? No?
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