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Dan Book
November 16, 2017 17:00
Re: dual-life ejections
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On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 8:48 AM, 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.

+1 - I think there's a middle ground between "core contains only what perl
itself needs" and "core contains random default modules", and Sys::Syslog
fits in there.


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