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Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
February 27, 2007 14:33
dual-lived module development (was: RE: $Win32::VERSION problem)
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Tels wrote:
> As Dave already stated in the past, the home and primary developmen of
> dual-lived modules is blead. Putting them on CPAN serves only two
> purposes:
> * so people of current stable Perls can get them earlier and not have to
> wait for the next stable release to get bugfixes and new features
> * get the into more wide spread testing of CPAN-testers
> Consider this a bonus. (The alternative is that everybody has to wait for
> the next stable Perl to get the bugfixes and new features).

Perhaps this is how it actually plays out most of the time, but
Porting/Contract has a very different take.  In the case under
consideration, Win32API::File, removing the indirect object syntax
seemed to me something better done by way of the module owner(s)
rather than in bleadperl.

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