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December 20, 2010 08:57
namespace blessing on module "rig"
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Hi, I'm writing to you regarding a new module I've uploaded last night to
the CPAN, called "rig". So far, it's only a developer's release. Here's the
link to the pod:

The reason I've chosen this name in lowercase:

   - I feel it's a pragma-like module that augments the functionality of the
   "use" command.
   - It's short, concise, in the spirit of it's functionality: to reduce or
   simplify the number of repetitive "use"s at the start of a program or
   - I felt "use Rig ..." just looked distracting, as "Rig" is not really
   doing anything functionally for your program.
   - AFAIK, "rig" is not a specific computing or programming term that
   should have it's place reserved in Perl's pragma namespace, such as "bytes",
   "attributes", etc.

I'm aware that, generally, CPAN modules should avoid using lowercase names,
but I think this module does fit the bill.

Please, let me know of any questions or suggestions on the matter.

Best regards,


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