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Re: IO::Socket::INET documentation

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Tom Christiansen
January 27, 2012 07:26
Re: IO::Socket::INET documentation
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Paul LeoNerd Evans <> wrote
   on Fri, 27 Jan 2012 15:18:38 GMT:

>On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 11:14:58PM +0100, demerphq wrote:
>> Sounds like you are in a fine position to provide a documentation patch.

>Actually while we're on it, could we deprecate the whole thing and
>wholesale point people at IO::Socket::IP instead? The latter is a dropin
>replacement of IO::Socket::INET that can also talk IPv6 too.

That sounds like a really bad idea.

Do you realize how much existing code there is out there using 
IP::Socket::INET that you would casually deprecate?  ****LOTS****

Think of programs that people have installed because they were
part of some package they installed.  What are those people
supposed to do if you go deprecating IO::Socket::INET ?


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