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Re: Bug fix for perl5.00562

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Mark-Jason Dominus
October 19, 1999 06:25
Re: Bug fix for perl5.00562
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> Tom Christiansen <>
> > It seems then that we have to change either 
> > 
> > 1) the definition of pod not to be paragraph based
> >     or
> > 2) the definition of a paragraph
> >     or
> > 3) the intelligence of the writer 
> >     or 
> > 4) the build process to check with Pod::Lint 
> Obviously, (1) is what Larry was proposing.    It seems entirely in
> the Perl spirit of Doing The Right Thing.     It's not as if lines
> with spaces in have any current use in Pod.

I just want to point out that this has come up as long ago as 1995,
when I ran into the same problem, and suggested the same solution.

The archive on xray seems not to go back that far, but I still have
the messages if anyone would care to see them. 

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