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  • This is the TODO file for podlators, collected from various discussions in pod-people over the past year or so along with various other things I've encountered. I have a very limited amount of time ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Feb 10, 2001 at 7:04 am
    May 29, 2001 at 7:44 am
  • I don't know if you folks caught the Pod::Tests announcement http://archive.develooper.com/perl-qa@perl.org/msg00236.html but if you'll look at the guts you'll notice it doesn't use Pod::Parser ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 23, 2001 at 7:13 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 5:37 pm
  • I just noticed t/pod and that its not run with "make test". This appears to have come up before and was an oversight. http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2000-09/msg00730.html ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 23, 2001 at 8:21 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 2:50 pm
  • I write good docs because I have a bad memory. The docs are there to remind me what I was working on. This is all fine and dandy except when it comes to the private bits of a program. Private ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 23, 2001 at 6:56 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 8:54 am
  • There's a bunch of modules on CPAN which implement the things perl[bt]ootc? talk about, but they're rarely mentioned in the man pages. Particularly perltootc (1300 lines of extremely detailed docs ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 6, 2001 at 3:45 pm
    Feb 9, 2001 at 6:07 pm
  • Hi Processing pod/perlfaq5.pod with pod2man (via perldoc) gives this: seconds since the epoch, you would call the stat function, then use localtime(), gmtime(), or POSIX:\fIs0:strftime() to convert ...
    Robin BarkerRobin Barker
    Feb 16, 2001 at 7:53 pm
    Apr 9, 2001 at 1:18 pm
  • This was a very minor release, sent out primarily to include a new TODO file in the distribution, which I'll mail to pod-people in a moment. However, it does have one fix for a long-standing problem ...
    Russ AllberyRuss Allbery
    Feb 10, 2001 at 7:01 am
    Feb 15, 2001 at 1:52 pm
  • So I ran all the .pod and .pm files in the distribution through podchecker() to look for errors... schwern@magnonel:~/src/perl-current$ perl -nwle 'print $1 if /^(\S+\.(?:pod|pm))\s+/;' MANIFEST | ...
    SchwernSchwern
    Feb 23, 2001 at 8:44 am
    Feb 23, 2001 at 8:44 am
  • Is available at http://slaysys.com/src/SelfTest-0.01.tar.gz Here's the POD such as it is, comment & test away. I will be splitting it into light & SelfTest::Heavy at some point. NAME SelfTest - ...
    BarriesBarries
    Feb 19, 2001 at 6:01 pm
    Feb 19, 2001 at 6:01 pm
  • Oddly, I had reason to use chop this morning responding to someone on how to detect valid UTF8 strings. The code that resulted was: #!/usr/bin/perl -w # See ...
    Benjamin FranzBenjamin Franz
    Feb 14, 2001 at 6:39 pm
    Feb 14, 2001 at 6:39 pm
  • Oh, why stop at perlport? Here's a sweep of the doc for chop abuses (note, this assumes the preceeding perlport and perlfunc patches have been applied): Some bits I wasn't sure about... - perlfaq8 ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 3, 2001 at 10:14 am
    Feb 3, 2001 at 10:14 am
  • Writing another chapter in chop()'s long epitaph, here's a patch to perlport explaining how chop() is often used where chomp() should be. Feel free to remove the Dunce::Files plug. --- ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Feb 3, 2001 at 10:08 am
    Feb 3, 2001 at 10:08 am
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