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May 24, 2013 10:06
Re: I made t/podcheck.t less sensitive and fixed various pod issues
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On 24 May 2013 11:34, Peter Rabbitson <> wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 11:32:35PM -0400, David Golden wrote:
>> Karl -- you were responsible for most of the recent commits to
>> pod/perlebcidic.pod.  Did you fix the many lines over 80?  No, you
>> didn't.
>> I really respect your many contributions to the core, but please walk
>> the walk before you talk the talk.
> IMHO he actually does. Basically these skips mean "Ah shit... this is
> hard to fix... and we got to ship... I will leave it for later. The test
> will catch the other 95% of the violations which are not hard to fix, so
> at least when I get a roundtuit I will not have as much to fix to get
> things back to snuff".
> Whereas the s/80/100/ patch says: "Ah sod it - it doesn't matter. If
> someone wants to have this - they can fix it all in one step at some
> future point. But for the time being I refuse to crowdsource work which
> I find useless anyway".

IMO its not crowdsourcing, it is misusing the most scarce resource we
have (competent C programmers who know the core) for something that
others can do just as well.


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

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