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Re: My Perl filename dictionary project

by l3nz (Friar)
on Jul 02, 2004 at 16:36 UTC ( #371444=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to My Perl filename dictionary project

I am not sure I understand this correctly: are you talking about "standard" Perl file names or file names in a Perl distribution? (does not seem likely). Could you please explain it a little bit more thoroughly?
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Re^2: My Perl filename dictionary project
by brian_d_foy (Abbot) on Jul 02, 2004 at 19:20 UTC
    My idea is that someone might look in this dictionary to see what a file is and how it was created. Some files one might see in a distribution and wonder what is does (e.g. test.pl), might show up as a developer snapshot (e.g. MANIFEST.SKIP), or might be a particular sort of file in a perl lib directory (e.g. the .al files that AutoSplit creates).

    I'm documenting special file names, file extensions, and such that a Perl user may run into. I learn about these things by looking at source or watching things run, but I don't think everyone should have to do that.

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    brian d foy <bdfoy@cpan.org>

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