[OT] PerlIO::gzip or Tie::Gzip?

John Costello cos at indeterminate.net
Wed Feb 6 21:58:00 GMT 2008

I was about to install PerlIO::gzip when I encountered this in the README:

	**DON'T** trust it with your data.

The data isn't critical - I'm parsing mail logs - but should be accurate.

Tie::Gzip has the disadvantage of not warning doom, and has a few
interesting features.

I'm curious whether there are strong feelings either way, and whether 
Nicholas' warning is akin to someone saying, "Here's a chef's knife.  
Don't slice off your hand."


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