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Nicholas Clark
July 30, 2013 09:08
Re: upcoming release of 5.18.1
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On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:54:41PM -0400, David Golden wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> > Andreas's firm view is that in the PAUSE index package and version should
> > represent a unique file. Not just unique code. Hence we shouldn't be
> > shipping non-identical versions of a file which report the same version,
> > even if the changes are only documentation.
> That's his view, but I don't believe it's enforced by PAUSE.

Yes, it's his view and his code enforces it for everyone else except the perl
core. (Unless I'm misunderstanding something) for any regular distribution,
you can't upload the same file twice and have the index accept the new one.

> I have no problem with a version bump, though.  They are cheap.

Yes, they are cheap.

Nicholas Clark

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