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library modules (was Re: Mailing lists and RFCs)

Graham Barr
July 28, 2000 04:49
library modules (was Re: Mailing lists and RFCs)
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One of my Emails I sent to Ed was on this subject. I also mentioned a few
of my ideas to people at TPC. So I would very much like to see a library
working group. I won't go into details now as they will (hopefully)
be there when the summaries come out.


On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 09:10:12AM +0000, Martyn Pearce wrote:
> An idea; perl6-modules.  This would _not_ be akin to c.l.p.modules, not
> for general CPAN use, but for core modules.  Much has been bandied about
> regarding the potential modularization of parts of the core; I don't
> want to discuss that, but I do imagine that:
> 1)   Many current core modules might need to be updated, perhaps we
> would take the opportunity to rewrite.
> 2)   Some new modules might be necessary to implement current core
> functionality.
> I imagine this to be separate, though not unrelated, to the general
> language design, and such a list would focus more on how to and
> prioritization of such implementation, as opposed to language
> decisions.  It might also be accessible to many people who want to help
> implement, but not feel comfortable messin' with the core.
> Thoughts? Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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