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Nicholas Clark
June 30, 2009 10:38
Re: Perl 5.10.1
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On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 09:14:25AM -0700, David E. Wheeler wrote:
> 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!

Right. So logically, asking this list to help with the core is wrong? :-)!='

(and I note that there are patches pending on some of those, Perl 5 isn't
just me, and right now just because *I* don't have time to look at them
doesn't mean that everyone else should avert their eyes, let alone try them
out, or even commit them)

Nicholas Clark

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