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Curtis Jewell
May 25, 2013 21:17
Re: RFC: Removing from the core distribution
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On Fri, May 24, 2013, at 5:53, Johan Vromans wrote:
> demerphq <> writes:
> >> 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.
> That would have been so several years ago. I don't think it works like
> that nowadays.
>  Hosting provider: Here's your system. Good luck.
>  Client: Hey, I need perl!
>  Hosting provider: Perl's on the system.
>  Client: But I need to install modules to get my web application going.
>  Hosting provider: Can't do. Please use php / ruby / ...  instead. 

I have to admit that I work for a hosting provider (a large one,
however,) and I know they're not like that. I remember talking to one of
our tech support agents who helped a customer install Catalyst, for

Curtis Jewell 

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