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Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases

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Jesse Luehrs
January 25, 2012 09:45
Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases
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On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 05:39:15PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 06:27:30PM +0100, Steffen Mueller wrote:
> > Careful! The directory structure reflects maintenance preference of the 
> > people involved. Until some time ago, we had PathTools (File::Spec, Cwd, 
> > ...) in there, for example. There's also File::Temp, Getopt stuff, etc. 
> > Even if you ignore all the tools that are required for building other 
> > modules, this is REALLY basic stuff.
> And Socket is now in cpan/

In particular, one of our current goals is to move as many things as
possible out into cpan/, to ease the development burden on the core
developers. This means that there will likely continue to be more cases
like this in the future. The existence of files under cpan/ really
shouldn't be taken to mean anything other than "this module is
maintained primarily on CPAN", which can be true even for modules that
most people would consider to be important to the core.


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