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Re: B::Concise -- an improved replacement for B::Terse

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
January 12, 2001 12:04
Re: B::Concise -- an improved replacement for B::Terse
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> command line options and a little documentation. What I'm wondering
> now is whether this should go in the core (to either supplement or

I added it now to the core.

> replace B::Terse) or whether it should go on CPAN. Its functionality
> is pretty much a strict superset of B::Terse's (and it could emulate
> it very well if compatibility is important), but it's a lot bigger
> (25k versus 3k), and it would only be useful to a few core hackers

That's a novel meaning for 'concise'...

> (and compiler backend hackers, an even smaller group). It seemed a

The whole B hierarchy is of rather limited audience.

> little big to send to the list, but you can see a recent version at
> (or I could send it to
> anyone who's interested).
>  -- Stephen

$jhi++; #
        # There is this special biologist word we use for 'stable'.
        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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