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From: Tim Bunce
March 8, 2002 18:10
Message ID: 20020308200439.P33554@dansat.data-plan.com
On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 09:41:29AM -0600, Elaine -HFB- Ashton wrote:
> Tim Bunce [Tim.Bunce@pobox.com] quoth:
> *>I'd prefer a word rather than a new acronym like CBK.
> You are dashing my vision that everyting in computing will eventually
> become a stream of acronymic expression. :)
Ooops, sorry Elaine -HFB- Ashton :)
> *>And I think 'Bundle' is mostly associated with the very lightweight
> *>Bundle::Foo specification files. So, s we're talking about something
> *>actually embeds other distributions, I'd prefer Distro over Bundle.
> I thought Bundle might be mentioned since it is similar to Bundle::
> but, in the sense that a Distribution is a collection of one or more
> modules "Distro" may actually be more accurate.
> *>So CPAN::BundleBuilder. Umm, sounds kind'a snappy.
> CPAN::DistroBuilder isn't bad either. This is why I hated plant taxonomy
Argh, as Stas points out, I meant CPAN::DistroBuilder anyway :)