Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Testing files that end with newlines was suggested here. I would remove those tests and happily only have one temp file for all the tests.

I am having a hard time visualizing the tests in subroutines. I am also willing to expand the variable names. I was being a bit lazy when I wrote them. ($n_fh, $n_file) becomes ($newline_fh, $newline_file); ($no_n_fh, $no_n_file) becomes ($no_newline_fh, $no_newline_file). However, if the tests for files ending with a newline are removed, I will just use the ($fh, $fn) from line 84. I will push the test with the expanded variable names shortly after posting this.

I will think about changing the name, however, I do not like the word slurp.

Putting my POD in separate files came about several weeks ago. I was writing up usage of a site specific module for myself, finally, in a separate file. I was going to save it as text. All it needed was a little formatting, so I added the POD formatting to it. I saved it as .pod, committed it, and pushed it to GitHub. Out of curiosity, I looked at it on GitHub and was happy to see the POD was rendered into HTML. Since it is easier to read when rendered as HTML, I decided to do it for all my modules. The only time I ever read a Perl document with perldoc is when I am checking to see what my POD looks like. Otherwise, I read the Perl and module documentation in a browser ( or So, since GitHub will render .pod as HTML, making it easier to read, I thought to myself, "Why not?". Also, perldoc My::Module still works whether the POD is embedded or separate. I checked.

My OS is Debian 10 (Buster); my perl versions are 5.28.1 local and 5.16.3 or 5.30.0 on web host depending on the shebang.

No matter how hysterical I get, my problems are not time sensitive. So, relax, have a cookie, and a very nice day!
Lady Aleena

In reply to Re^2: RFC: How did I do writing my first test? by Lady_Aleena
in thread RFC: How did I do writing my first test? by Lady_Aleena

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others meditating upon the Monastery: (6)
    As of 2021-01-15 19:31 GMT
    Find Nodes?
      Voting Booth?