[Israel.pm] Perl for C, C++, C#, Java, COBOL and VB programme rs

Eitan Schuler Eitan.schuler at exlibris.co.il
Wed Mar 10 12:01:57 PST 2004

Yep. Programming is a human work. Perl code can't program. It can lead the
programmer to better solutions, to locate the problematic code.
So we actually want to approve the perl is better than the old and well
known grep and egrep.

> The proper way to edit source code by help of scripts is to 
> have a script
> flag all occurrences of the text (with somewhat permissive pattern
> matching), and then have the human perform the actual edit 
> (or at least
> confirm the change after inspection of the context).

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