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Re: [perl #25268] h2xs does not create VERSION stubs

John Peacock
January 30, 2004 18:24
Re: [perl #25268] h2xs does not create VERSION stubs
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John Peacock wrote:
> I've already got most of the design and coding done for a module I am 
> calling version::Limit (version::Incompatibility is too long to type ;~) 
> based on my version module.  I need to finish the tests and complete the 
> documentation.

And here is the module:


has entered CPAN as

   file: $CPAN/authors/id/J/JP/JPEACOCK/version-Limit-0.01.tar.gz
   size: 3979 bytes
    md5: 388231caae207c66854abae707041216

To quote from the POD:

>    In a mature, highly structured development environment, it is sometimes
>    desireable to exert a more fine-grained versioning model than that per-
>    mitted by the default behavior.  With the standard Perl version model,
>    it is only possible to establish a maximum version (the most recent)
>    for a given module.  However, this precludes changing the provided
>    interface, or specifically excluding certain versions (because of
>    bugs).  Using this module makes both of those things possible.

I realize that I didn't update the README file, and I am going to have to 
quickly release 0.02, so I am going to hunt for some new features or tests to 
justify another release so quickly... :o


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