> > To solve your "problem", a Perl programmer would probably just read
> > and discard the first header, and then set $/ to "\n*RECORD*\n".
> > Your strawman Perl programmers are too incompetent, you should fire
> > them.
> As we can see, even a compenent, caring Perl programmer proposes "read
> and discard" instead of "read, check and discard", and that's in the
> discussion of correctness. Why would I need a strawman?
Because I said "read and discard the first header", not "read and
discard anything whatsoever".