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[perl #108470] Term::ReadLine should use AE instead of Tk for event looping

Father Chrysostomos via RT
January 29, 2012 14:24
[perl #108470] Term::ReadLine should use AE instead of Tk for event looping
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On Sun Jan 29 11:33:06 2012, aristotle wrote:
> * demerphq <> [2012-01-19 13:05]:
> > I consider the piece of code you pointed out to most unperlish, and an
> > affront to the community and the spirit of CPAN.
> From some angles I can see a justification. It may well be that users
> direct questions about breakage caused by module B’s too-clever use of
> module A to the author of module A, instead of the author of module B.
> In such a case I can understand upstream lashing back against something
> done downstream.
> I have seen such situations occur many times in the wider libre software
> community. Bad blood of one kind or another is *inevitable* when they
> happen.
> From what I know so far of this particular situation (which amounts to
> very little), Marc’s reaction was not motivated by actual misdirected
> support burden. In that case it does seem like, ahem, a Richard move.

The real irony is that AnyEvent itself abuses Perl similarly by messing
with ${^WARNING_BITS}.


Father Chrysostomos

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