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Re: [RFC] Dual-lifing

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Jerry D. Hedden
July 1, 2008 06:56
Re: [RFC] Dual-lifing
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Jerry D. Hedden wrote:
> If the functionality in (that does not currently
> exist in other module) could be duplicated elsewhere using a
> Test::Builder-based module, would there be a reason then to
> maintain  Would it be better then to eliminate
> entirely?

Nicholas Clark wrote:
> No, it should stay. It intentionally doesn't use packages
> internally, and (at least) some other constructions.
> (specifically ++.  Although a quick skim suggests that
> some use of -> for method calls has slipped in, with
> File::Spec and Config, in which_perl(), fresh_perl* and
> the isa/can tests)

Then to eliminate duplication of in dual-lived
modules, a new dual-lived test module will need to be
developed that incorporates functionality from that
does not already exist elsewhere.

Is this a concensus view, everyone?

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