On 09/25/2017 12:51 PM, Parrot Raiser wrote:
ToddAndMargo might save some time by asking "Is this a problem someone else might have solved, and if so, how?" before plunging ahead and coding. From this and previous postings, it looks as though the answer might frequently start with "Yes", and would save a lot of redundant effort.
Todd has to learn sometime. Little exercises like this help him to learn string substitutions and matches. As far as someone having done it. That is a good idea. I love modules. Currently Perl 6's modules are in transition and have a lot of issues. The ftp module can not get a socket; The email module can't handle ssl; and on and so forth. Their time is still yet to come, but they will get there. And as far as Todd goes, he needs to learn substitutions and matched so well he can do them in his sleep. He can not rely on his personality and good looks forever!