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A. Pagaltzis
November 5, 2005 07:24
Re: Module abstract: Is its length still limited?
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* James E Keenan <> [2005-11-05 13:35]:
> Since the 44-character limit never applied to modules except
> those intended for CPAN, and since it does not now appear to
> apply to modules as they appear on, I'm
> inclined toward the latter approach.  Comments?

I’d favour three different warnings – one for “abstract too long
for CPAN”, one for “abstract is excessively long” (maybe at 200
chars or so?), and one for “abstract is missing”.

All advisory, though, no errors.

*AUTOLOAD=*_=sub{s/(.*)::(.*)/print$2,(",$\/"," ")[defined wantarray]/e;$1};

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