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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Hall, Joseph, 1966-
Effective Perl programming: writinbg better programs with Perl/Joseph Hall, with Randal Schwartz.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-201-41975-0 (alk. paper)
1. Perl (Computer program language) I. Schwartz, Randal L.
005.13'3dc21 97-45847 CIP
Copyright 1998 by Joseph N. Hall
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise , without the prior consent of the publisher. Printed in the United States of America. Published simultaneously in Canada.
Text printed on recycled and acid-free paper.
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Second printing, March 1998
For my mother, Judy, with loveAll those books were good for something.
And for Donna
Awaiting many more Volcano Days.