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Re: [perl #117245] This is a bug report for perl,

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Dave Mitchell
March 22, 2013 22:52
Re: [perl #117245] This is a bug report for perl,
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On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 01:33:48PM -0700, Thomas Sibley wrote:
> On 03/22/2013 01:08 PM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> > Perlbug can tell people where to report CPAN bugs: it just requires
> > %Module::CoreList::bug_tracker to be updated to know the details for more
> > modules; at the moment, 'CPAN' itself is still listed as undef, unlike for
> > example:
> > 
> >     'App::Prove'            => '',
> Huh, I didn't know about %Module::CoreList::bug_tracker.  Since perlbug
> wants to send mail anyway, perhaps it could offer to directly mail the
> appropriate address?  This offers folks a way forward to
> report bugs in dual-life modules via perlbug, instead of saying "Sorry,
> over there!"
>     'App::Prove' => '',

Although given that its a common complaint that perlbug is arachaic in
wanting to send an email rather than letting someone fill in a web form,
wouldn't this be a retrograde step?

Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you
take into account Hofstadter's Law.

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