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David E. Wheeler
June 30, 2009 09:14
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Jun 30, 2009, at 8:18 AM, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> And, in the end, my suspicion is that the biggest blocker on the  
> core (and,
> for all I know, Module::Build and any other major project), is that  
> the
> amount of third party contribution is not that great, resulting in  
> the core
> volunteers having to do a lot of the "this must be done" unfun work
> themselves.

David Golden's request for help with Module::Build is instructive  
here, because he asked for something very specific, very targeted,  
among communities of people who know enough to help, and thus he got  
help (I worked on a few bugs and sent patches myself). So more of  
that, I think!



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