How to efficiently extract information from structured text file

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr.com
Thu Feb 18 14:39:21 CET 2010


On Feb 17, 7:38 pm, Steven D'Aprano
<ste... at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 17:13:23 -0800, Jonathan Gardner wrote:
> > And once you realize that every program is really a compiler, then you
> > have truly mastered the Zen of Programming in Any Programming Language
> > That Will Ever Exist.
>
> In the same way that every tool is really a screwdriver.
>
> --
> Steven

The way I learned this was:
- Use the right tool for the right job.
- Every tool is a hammer.

-- Paul



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