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Re: [PATCH] conform/conformtest.pl: Escape literal braces in regular expressions
On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 3:27 PM, Adhemerval Zanella
> On 18/07/2018 14:39, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>> On 07/18/2018 12:38 PM, Joseph Myers wrote:
>>> On Fri, 6 Jul 2018, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
>>>> You should feel free to check something like this in without review,
>>>> particularly if it fixes a direct warning. If someone wants to rewrite
>>>> this in python, or in a different way in perl, then they can always
>>>> follow up with another patch.
>>> I support the idea of moving the various functionality using perl to
>>> python (this is not volunteering to rewrite it all, though if we had
>>> consensus for such a change I might well end up doing it for the math/ and
>>> conform/ pieces).
>> Python is turning out to be easier to maintain than perl.
>> We see more volunteers with python experience than perl.
>> I am strongly in favour of migrating perl or awk scripts to python and shell.
Strike out "and shell" and I'll endorse this plan too :)