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Re: RFC: Removing from the core distribution

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Greg Lindahl
May 25, 2013 21:25
Re: RFC: Removing from the core distribution
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On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 03:17:10PM -0600, Curtis Jewell wrote:

> >  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
> example.

I don't think it will be that big of an issue. Linux distros with
perl-5.18 are going to make a perl-CGI package, and all the hosting
provider has to do is add that to their list.

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