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[BUG? 5.005_62] Out of date modules in core.

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Michael G Schwern
October 16, 1999 18:45
[BUG? 5.005_62] Out of date modules in core.
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The following modules are being distributed with 5.005_62 and are out
of date with respect to CPAN, some seriously so.
	Module			Distrib		Latest
	CGI				2.53		2.56
	Devel::Peek		0.95		0.96
	File::Spec::Mac	undef		1.0  (None of File::Spec::* has a version #)
	Pod::Text		1.01		2.03 (This might be conflicting with podlators)
	Test			1.13		1.14
	Text::Soundex	undef		2.20 (Holy crap, this is from 1994!)
	Text::Tabs		96.12120	98.11280	(December 1996?)
	Tie::Handle		undef		3.0

Others may be out of date due to a lack of $VERSION, (I suspect
File::Spec is)

I'd say that Text::Soundex should -definately- be upgraded.  The
version we're distributing is well over five years old and the new
version is written in C and should be significantly faster.

Text::Tabs should probably be upgraded as well, seeing as how we're
distributing a three year old version.

For the rest, we should wait for comments from their authors.  I've
CC'd each of them.


Michael G Schwern                                 

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