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Re: svndumpfilter - rfc.

From: Paul Lussier <pll_at_lanminds.com>
Date: 2003-04-11 16:44:15 CEST

In a message dated: 11 Apr 2003 09:32:27 CDT
cmpilato@collab.net said:

>Paul Lussier <pll@lanminds.com> writes:
>> Greg> It is a frickin' text file with quite easy-to-handle syntax
>> Greg> and semantics.
>> IMO, this screams for a perl solution :)
>The man quotes Greg Stein, and then says he wants Perl. All I have to
>say is, I'm shielding my eyes from the carnage now.

I have nothing against Python, other than I don't know it, and as
yet, I've not seen a reason to learn yet another scripting language.
Perl was specifically designed with text munging in mind, and since
that's what I spend most of my life as a sysadmin doing, I'm pretty
good at it.

If you don't want a Perl solution, that's fine. I'm simply offering
to help with something that finally seems to match my programming
capabilities. I take no offense if decline the offer, since that
just means I get sit around here and do nothing some more ;)

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