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Sawyer X
November 16, 2017 14:20
Re: dual-life ejections
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On 11/16/2017 02:48 PM, Leon Timmermans wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 1:56 PM, Zefram <
> <>> wrote:
>     These distros are dual-life with upstream=cpan and aren't part of the
>     CPAN toolchain or used by anything else bundled with the core:
>             B-Debug
>             File-Fetch
>             Memoize
>             Sys-Syslog
>     I think they should each be ejected from the core (via deprecation
>     cycle).
> I have reservations about ejecting Sys-Syslog. It's the sort of module
> that's used by sysadmins because like perl itself it's available
> everywhere, and has been since forever (perl 3.016, March 1990). Even
> if adding it today would be a bad decision, I don't think it's worth
> the pain of removing it now.

That is a good point. I've used this module myself on machines where I
could not install additional modules. (Though that is, theoretically, a
solved problem by now.)

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