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From:
Dan Book
Date:
June 30, 2020 06:42
Subject:
Re: Announcing Perl 7
Message ID:
CABMkAVUOpO5kHHwG4wmbL=_CqORx9z60522VL3nH1-3tNZvEQQ@mail.gmail.com
On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 2:38 AM Todd Rinaldo <toddr@cpanel.net> wrote:

>
>
> On Jun 28, 2020, at 8:00 PM, Dan Book <grinnz@gmail.com> 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.

-Dan

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