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Code Project Forums In Perl

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The Code Project discussion board in Perl. This is an open source project for the Code Project community.
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I have created a perl version of the Code Project Discussion Forums. The perl version of the forum is very basic and lacks a lot of features. This project is an open-source project meaning that I am urging perl programmers to help make this forum better. Feel free to add features but don't forget to report them so I can update the source code file. Currently the forums don't use some sort of a database but future releases will use the mySQL database. This is only BETA 1 of version 1.0. The forums are tested under Apache for Win32. Currently there is no admin feature but future releases will definitely include an admin section.

Lets get our hands dirty...

Instructions on how to install the script are included in the zip file. Installing the script is very easy. The project is made up of 7 files and 2 directories.



 Where the emoticon icons are stored.


 Where the reply forms are stored


Install.txt: Contains instruction on how to install the script.
global.css: The CSS file used for the HTML pages. This does the hard work.
forum.html: This file contains the messages posted.
data.txt: A simple text file that keeps a count of how many messages are posted.
mouse.js: Contains JavaScript functions.
new.html: The form for posting a new message.

That's all there is to it.

To do...

There is lots of work to be done with the Perl Discussion Forums. The new versions will be releases right here at Code Project. Please give some feed back!


Revision History

17 Jun 2002 - Initial Revision
17 Jun 2002 - Reformatted Text and Resized Image


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Hi There,

I have a very peculiar problem.

I am using Cygwin perl Version 5.6.1 on win2k system. I am trying to FTP Windows ASCII/Text files to unix. I am getting windows line endings at the end of each line in the files that have been ftp'd using Net::Ftp module. These are CR/LF.

I dont want them to appear in the files that have been ftp'd onto unix. I want to remove them. I know there are some tools out there that would remove this for me. But i want to use them as the last resort. And i am approaching this forum to get any inputs on this.

If anyone could throw some light as to how i could convert a windows file with windows line ending to windows file with unix line endings before fpt'ing it accross to unix. Or to remove the windows line endings in general. I know of another way using "tr". But i dont want to use this either. As this is on a file by file basis. I wanted to know if there is any environment variable or any other way out with which i make minimal changes to my perl script and achieve the objective. Reason i am saying this is, my perl script has 100's of such files(ascii) being ftp'd and i have to add tr ahead of each one of them as it doesnt work for a bunch of files or using a wild character.

Any further info, please dont hesitate to post your responses.

Thanks in advance for your time.

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