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April 3, 2008 17:48
Re: pod wiki?
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On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 04:52:33AM +0100, Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> * Michael G Schwern <> [2008-03-25 02:35]:
> > Do any of the pod2html translators not suck ass?
> I’m not hating Pod::POM::View::HTML much. Pod::POM’s got a few
> irritating parsing flaws, but none to terrible. They could be
> fixed quite well by a reimplementation in terms of Pod::Simple
> (Pod::Simple::POM?), which I generally like – but only for
> non-conversion tasks. When the task at hand is a simple but
> slightly customised conversion to another format, nothing’s near
> as nice as subclassing Pod::POM::View or one of the existing
> format subclasses. That’s even though its method factorisation
> is really a bit too coarse-grained for optimal subclassability.
> I’ve thought of undertaking such a rewrite, but honestly the itch
> is not really bad enough to make me add another bullet point to
> the list of project ideas.

Pod::POM::View doesn't process =begin / =end blocks properly. There
are two RT tickets reportiing the bug (respectively 4 and 5 years old),
and one correction proposal (1 year old).

Making your own HTML::View subclasses can produce interesting results, for
instance the syntax coloring achieved by my Pod::POM::View::HTML::Filter

 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)

 Look before you leap... even when you expect to land in a pile of manure.
                                   (Moral from Groo The Wanderer #115 (Epic))

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