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May 24, 2013 09:23
Re: RFC: Removing from the core distribution
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On 24 May 2013 11:06, Alexandr Ciornii <> wrote:
> Hello
> 2013/5/24 Ricardo Signes <>:
>> I think it's time to seriously consider removing from the core
>> distribution.  It is no longer what I'd point *anyone* at for writing *any*
>> sort of web code.  It is in the core, as far as I know, because once it was the
>> state of the art, and a major reason for many people to use the language.  I
>> don't think either is true now.
> Many people still use programs that use, for ex. from NMS
> collection. And is easiest to start with.
>>  Finally, if you need CGI, it's easy to install
>> after installing perl, just like everything else we've dropped from the core
>> distribution.
> It would not be easy to do on web hosting which does not has
> possibility of installing modules from CPAN. Also currently
> requires FCGI which requires compiler which frequently is not
> installed.

Maybe the consequence of this would be that hosting services start
adopting a more progressive approach to this subject.


perl -Mre=debug -e "/just|another|perl|hacker/"

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