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From:
Jan Dubois
Date:
July 30, 2003 18:37
Subject:
Re: [PATCH] Extend Win32::GetOSVersion() to return additional information
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On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 18:12:22 -0700, Gurusamy Sarathy
<gsar@ActiveState.com> wrote:

>On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 16:42:22 PDT, Michael G Schwern wrote:
>>I'd tend to agree, the line between win32.c and libwin32 seems artificial.  
>>It also looks like libwin32 is practically a necessity to get anything 
>>interesting done on Win32. What say, Jarkko of Borg and Sarathy of State?
>
>I don't think all of libwin32 belongs in the core.  The parts that
>are documented in Win32.pod should certainly be added to the core,
>as we've discussed in the past:
>
>  http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2003-01/msg00381.html
>
>I haven't seen any patches, though.

I can look into moving Win32.pm/Win32.xs (but nothing else) into the core.
This should happen *after* 5.8.1 and libwin32 0.20 have been released.
Hectic patching right now will just create a mess.

Cheers,
-Jan

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