Directory munging [was: Re: Three snippets]

EdelSys Consulting edelweiss at
Mon May 7 01:33:04 CDT 2001

What I think is that perl needs a fully integrated macro preprocessor.
perl -P is lame. =)


At 10:43 PM 5/6/01 -0700, you wrote:
>I was yelled at by Tom C. about this, and Tom C. is _very, very_ easy
>to bother :)
>Forgive my misleading benchmark.  I did not know about Perl's
>optimizations...  But I still do not think it is a performance issue
>Anyway, I hope this little extra traffic put some blood into the mailing
>list software's atrophied muscles :)
>(C stands for Christansen :)
>From: "Tim Ayers" <tayers at>
>>   It really doesn't bother me if people want to use grep or map in a
>>   void context.  It didn't bother me before there was a for modifier,
>>   and now that there is one, it still doesn't bother me.  I'm just not
>>   very easy to bother.  
>>     -- Larry Wall in <199911012346.PAA25557 at>

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