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Graham Barr
January 28, 2012 04:37
Re: IO::Socket::INET documentation
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On Jan 27, 2012, at 19:05 , Leon Timmermans wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Paul LeoNerd Evans
> <> wrote:
>> 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.
>> What with IPv6's increasing prominence these days, and also the upcoming
>> IPv6 launch day in June, it would be nice if core had plenty of
>> IPv6-friendly things.
> Why is it again that we don't have it in core yet? Or converted our
> toolchain (HTTP::Tiny in particular) to it? Is there any reason other
> than inertia?

If it is truly a drop in replacement, why is it a separate module ?
Why not make the changes to ::INET


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