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Re: [PATCH] Add IO::Socket::IP 0.08 as dual-life module

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Ricardo Signes
February 3, 2012 06:22
Re: [PATCH] Add IO::Socket::IP 0.08 as dual-life module
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* Paul LeoNerd Evans <> [2012-02-03T09:03:20]
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 08:17:54AM -0500, Ricardo Signes wrote:
> > which Jesse Vincent expresses numerous times his dissatisfaction with
> > the proposal as brought up?
> > 
> > Did it change since then?
> As I understood it Jesse's objection was to the fact it didn't work on
> MSWin32. I've now fixed that, so now it does.

* What Jesse actually said:
> I'm trying hard to get us to cut down on what ships in core, not
> expand it. I don't really see the value proposition of adding
> IO::Socket::IP to the core if IO::Socket::INET works well enough to
> bootstrap CPAN from an IPv6 mirror. 

It seems you might have said "it isn't" but it was not clear.

* What else Jesse actually said:
> I'd love us not to ship two implementations of the same functionality
> if we can get away with it. You didn't comment on my suggestion that
> we turn ::INET into a wrapper around ::IP. Is that a plausible path
> forward?

Your reply to that seemed to be "I'll think about it."  I don't see any
subsequent work.

* Nick asked:
> To which I'd add, does it work on VMS? VOS? Does NetWare do IPv6?

Your answer here was, "If the OS does what various standards say, yes."

Do we have any tests?


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