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Dan Book
June 30, 2020 06:42
Re: Announcing Perl 7
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On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 2:38 AM Todd Rinaldo <> wrote:

> On Jun 28, 2020, at 8:00 PM, Dan Book <> wrote:
> To start with, having installers inject code into CPAN modules is both a
> licensing and technical issue. The artistic license does not permit
> modifying the code without changing the name. Injecting code changes line
> numbers from what you find on CPAN. Can these be solved? Perhaps, but not
> without discussing these things.
> Are you suggesting that changing the #! at the top of installed perl files
> (which we already do) is a license violation?

I don't think it is because it's a necessary part of the install process
for scripts and it's a comment, but my point was this is among the
discussions that hasn't even happened yet.


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