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From:
David Cantrell
Date:
June 30, 2008 16:04
Subject:
Re: The uselessness of arbitrary Metric gaming
Message ID:
20080630230404.GA29227@bytemark.barnyard.co.uk
On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 03:56:42PM -0700, Eric Wilhelm wrote:
> # from David Cantrell
> >I favour the latter, although I find that having the Evil Cargo-Culted
> >t/pod.t in my distributions is rather useful for finding bugs before I
> >release my code so I'm gonna continue using it.
> If you truly have *the* Evil Cargo-Culted t/pod.t (which has been 
> previously discussed here and elsewhere), it fails spuriously for some 
> users.

Is this The Evil?

http://drhyde.cvs.sourceforge.net/*checkout*/drhyde/perlmodules/Class-CanBeA/t/pod.t?revision=1.1&content-type=text%2Fplain

> Besides, Module::CPANTS::Kwalitee::Pod, right?

IIRC that somewhere in the dependencies of that is a nasty bug which
makes it go apeshit if you have /^=/ in __DATA__.  Fixing that is on my
to-do list.  Has been for some time.  Thanks for the reminder :-)

-- 
David Cantrell | Godless Liberal Elitist

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    sometime coder, and an easily amused primate with a penchant
    for those that are pretty, colorful, and make nice noises.
        -- Dan Birchall, in The Monastery

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