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Re: The CPAN Morass

From:
David Cantrell
Date:
December 6, 2011 04:49
Subject:
Re: The CPAN Morass
Message ID:
20111206124919.GG18267@bytemark.barnyard.co.uk
On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 06:20:22PM -0800, Linda W wrote:

> Having modules that are platform specific, should be either
>   1.  ***minimally***, clearly labeled in descriptions, AND, CPAN
>      should allow me to exclude modules that won't run on on the
>      platform's i select.

This already exists - although it's "opt-in" instead of opt-out.
Instead of saying "give me everything which isn't marked as not working
on this platform" you say "give me everything that is known to work on
this platform".

Again, finding the appropriate resource is left as an exercise to the
reader.

-- 
David Cantrell | London Perl Mongers Deputy Chief Heretic

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