Ever have one of those days where you have a great idea, implement it, then completely forget that the implementation exists? Perhaps it's just me.
Last October I had a not-particularly-brilliant idea about how to deal with a website I was working on for a friend. I figured I needed something like Template::Toolkit's "ttree" tool, but since HTML::Mason is my drug of choice I wanted a similar tool for Mason.
That's why I wrote MasonX::StaticBuilder, and uploaded it to CPAN. And while I waited for it to wend its way from PAUSE to CPAN proper, I went off and did some other things, and got sidetracked, and to be honest I kind of forgot about it til now.
What? It's only six months!
Suffice it to say that I haven't actually found a need for MasonX::StaticBuilder since October, and haven't missed it at all. Which is just as well, as it seems it never made it to my search.cpan.org author page (http://search.cpan.org/~skud/).
Googling for the module name shows that it's turned up at cpan.org (http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/S/SK/SKUD/) and at cpantesters (http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.cpan.testers/2006/10/msg364084.html) but not on search.cpan.org. The cpan.org URL shows that the
So I went to PAUSE and told it to force a re-index, but that doesn't seem to help.
Anyone know what might be up?
Not that it's the end of the world either way, but it seems like I've got an awful lot of 5+ year old cruft and nastiness in my directory, and it'd be nice to have the more recent, less horrible stuff at least show up.
(The same problem seems to have affected Test-File-Contents-0.04 and Test-Mail-0.04 which I uploaded on the same day (both being just packaging cleanups and the like). This afternoon I uploaded Test-Mail-0.05 which superceded 0.04 and dealt with the problem in a roundabout way, so it seems that re-uploading with an incremented version number would be a workaround for MX::SB, but I'd really prefer to find out what the hell went wrong the first time, if I can.)