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Ask Bjoern Hansen
April 3, 2000 03:04
RE: 5.6.0 ready for prime-time?
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On Mon, 3 Apr 2000, David Grove wrote:

> > That I don't see your name at the "current testers" page as tester of
> > platforms Windows like at surely must be a
> > mistake, right?
> No. I wasn't aware of it. I am now and subscribed, and even somewhat excited
> about it. Permission to email you some questions about this group in private
> email?

I am actually somewhat out of touch with that project, but the
cpan-testers mailinglist is usually also used for "meta" discussions etc,
so go ahead and ask there. It's excellent if you can start testing the
modules on Win32 as I believe that has been a somewhat missed part of the
effort in the past.

> > A lot of module authors don't have access to a Windows environment,
> > but I have yet to see any who was not more than happy to get patches
> > improving compatibility with other platforms, including Windows.
> Patches I can do. Win98, NTS4SP5, SuSE 6.2, Win2K, BeOS, TurboLinux 4, and
> likely FreeBSD or whatever ends up on my spare partition in my Pavillion. (I
> can't get the damn drive out! Might as well use it for something.)

Excellent. Go ahead and get started. ;-)

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