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Re: PAUSE & CPAN conflict between MP3::TAG::ID3v1 andMP3::Tag::ID3v1 [ILYAZ, THOGEE]

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Ilya Zakharevich
December 23, 2016 05:52
Re: PAUSE & CPAN conflict between MP3::TAG::ID3v1 andMP3::Tag::ID3v1 [ILYAZ, THOGEE]
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On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 09:47:15PM +0000, Neil Bowers wrote:
> I’m one of the PAUSE admins, and I’m working through tidying up permissions conflicts that have been caused by the fact that PAUSE now consider package names case insensitively (due to case-insensitive filesystems, as on Windows and MacOS X). PAUSE doesn’t let these situations occur now, but we have some historical cases. I’m sorting these out so that we don’t need code in the toolchain for dealing with permissions conflicts.

Thanks, Neil,

this conflict was bothering me for a long time, but I did not know how
to deal with it.

> Thomas (THOGEE) has first-come permissions on MP3::TAG::ID3v1 (which was released as part of tagged 0.1 in 2000), and on MP3::Tag::ID3v1 (which was released as part of MP3-Tag 1.13 by ILYAZ in September 2016). Ilya has co-maint on both packages.
> I suspect that the right way to resolve this is:
>    drop all your permissions on MP3::TAG::ID3v1

What is the purpose of this?  It does not look that this package may revive by chance…

>    delete the tagged-0.1 release from Thomas’s author directory, just so there’s no chance someone could pick up the wrong module

I would be very happy with this.


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