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Robert Sedlacek
October 28, 2012 10:21
Re: What happened to the whole "small core" idea?
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On Sun, 2012-10-28 at 17:08 +0000, Paul LeoNerd Evans wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 07:57:49AM +1100, Peter Rabbitson wrote:
> > So, unless (in this 
> > case) Peter or a likeminded programmer is interested in starting a 
> > rudimentary perl API extension to make this feature CPAN-able, there are 
> > only two choices left: delay the feature *until* the former is possible, 
> > or close ones eyes and let it slip in the name of language evolution.
> I for one would much rather a good feature hang around and be delayed in
> shipping, than have a bad feature go out early and have to be supported
> forever more.
> We rushed ~~ and look where that got us...

Or we just keep discussing what the parts are the we are sure of, make
sure they are reasonably future-proof, and work on that.

Trying to turn the discussion into a "ship half-arsed code so we change"
vs. "don't ship broken code" feels non-constructive, and a bit

Robert 'phaylon' Sedlacek

Perl 5 Consultant for
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