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James E Keenan
January 24, 2017 13:46
Re: status of ExtUtils-Constant
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On 01/24/2017 08:10 AM, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> What is the current status of the ExtUtils-Constant distribution?
> The last CPAN release, 0.23, was in 2010, by Nicholas. The listed
> maintainers are Nicholas and Rafael.
> There are many tickets and patches queued up for it, including some from
> me:
> The bleed copy has some local customisations.
> Nicholas and Rafael have maintained a discreet silence when I've privately
> emailed them about it.
> I guess this module is kind of abandoned. Does anyone want to take
> ownership of it? If not, should we move it to dist/ and apply all the
> queued patches?

+1 to moving it to dist/ and working through the tickets. (We can leave 
the bug tickets on, but perhaps create a META ticket on to track our progress in resolving them.)

Customizations in blead should, other things being equal, be considered 
technical debt which needs to be paid down.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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