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lachoy (1663)


I am actually Chris Winters; I am actually living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; I am actually married and have three cats. (Guess what one of them is named?) I am the "OpenInteract" guy, which could be good or bad.

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Friday October 11, 2002
08:31 AM


[ #8322 ]

Inspired by brian's message, I cleaned up from CPAN all versions of OpenInteract and SPOPS older than a year. They're pretty hefty distributions too, so this should help bump up the Schwartz factor.

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  • If the goal is to get the Schwartz factor up, we need people to write more giant new modules. Probably the ones in the recent Acme frenzy weren't big enough to make a difference.

    Of course, it doesn't help in making CPAN fit on a CD, but if the goal is to get closer to the Wall...
  • I might add here... (Score:3, Informative)

    by hfb (74) on 2002.10.11 9:29 (#13806) Homepage Journal

    That deleted modules never die they just go to BackPAN. :) ...just in case people are reluctant to delete modules that people may sometimes still need. Authors can simply refer users to their directory on BackPAN.

    • And that certainly comes in handy, say, when something like RT refuses to work with the latest version of HTML::Mason. Thank you!

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers