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[perl #127709] Documentation problem with links and perlpod,podchecker

James E Keenan via RT
April 21, 2016 01:45
[perl #127709] Documentation problem with links and perlpod,podchecker
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On Tue Mar 15 05:50:12 2016, wrote:
> Hi!
> An update:
> I changed the problematic L<>s into C<>s as suggested by some Google
> and cpan wisdom. However, I would prefer a link to be a link, even if
> the POD processor does not know what to do. This is, because I want to
> semantically mark the text, not to create a specific look (a L<> is
> another (part of a) document, while C<> is some literal thing).
> I also changed the items to something like "=item 10. C<S<# Errors>>"
> which results in the desired output, but still triggers a "***
> WARNING: multiple occurrence of link target '#' at line - in file
> ...".  This looks like the result of some bad design in anchor
> creation.
> Regards,
> Ulrich

As noted previously, any change would have to be made upstream in the Pod-Checker distribution:

Closing this ticket.

James E Keenan (

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