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From:
Abigail
Date:
December 27, 2007 10:52
Subject:
Re: 5.11 (or 12) and strict
Message ID:
20071227185233.GE18299@abigail.be
On Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 07:42:11PM +0100, Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> * Sean O'Rourke <seano@cs.ucsd.edu> [2007-12-27 17:45]:
> > Do you have any evidence of this "large majority"?
> 
> FWIW, I just finished grepping all the Perl code installed on my
> machine (ie. all the Perl code in my system that I didn???t write)
> and I find that 5 in 7 files enable strictures.
> 
> If I had the patience, I???d grep my minicpan, but I haven???t got
> that in readily untarred form so it???d take good day or so to
> finish. But 5 in 7 sounds like a good lower-bound estimate for
> how things are looking on CPAN as well, from my experience with
> browsing source there.


Neither the Perl code that comes with the tarball, nor CPAN is in 
anyway a sample of 'typical' code that is out there.

The vast majority of code written will never be publicly be distributed.



Abigail

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