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Re^4: getting more from __DATA__

by Ctrl-z (Friar)
on Mar 25, 2005 at 15:47 UTC ( [id://442359] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: getting more from __DATA__
in thread getting more from __DATA__

Sure. And what about the backing-up, source-filtering, redirecting of CORE functions and 600 lines of fairly convoluted code?

My initial idea was to simply keep large strings out of the source code - tied handles could still be implemented easily:

use Tie::DATA(':foo', sub{ return($_[0], IO::String->new($_[1])); });

time was, I could move my arms like a bird and...