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Tony Cook via RT
December 17, 2013 22:57
[perl #120808] perlsource.pod: Misleading discussion of what should go into ext/
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On Mon Dec 16 19:24:18 2013, wrote:
> Now, I could certainly live with a description of 'ext/' as holding 
> libraries with a CPAN-style directory and file layout not maintained or 
> distributed on CPAN.  That wouldn't be a very elegant description, and 
> it would sever the tie between 'ext' and 'eXternal Subroutine'.  But it 
> would be more accurate than what we have now.  And this wouldn't require 
> us to move any libraries from one of the subdirs to another.

I believe this is the correct way to handle it.

On Mon Dec 16 22:53:48 2013, bulk88 wrote:
> Pod-Html should be on CPAN or dual lifed. Pod-Html, which is used by
> ActivePerl for their pretty (CSSed) HTML docs, suffered some bug fixes
> and some regressions between 5.14 and 5.16. I'm not sure where to even
> file a ticket, or if it can ever be fixed since Pod-Html is not
> distributed on CPAN and therefore isn't upgradable.

I don't think anyone would object to you packaging Pod-Html for CPAN.


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