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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • common (Score:3, Funny)

    by jhi (318) <jhi@iki.fi> on 2004.02.02 13:33 (#27976) Homepage Journal
    > about half of CPAN are prerequisite

    Are there any other kind of modules anymore...?
  • about half of CPAN are prerequisites

    Well, we've tried hard not to recreate any wheels unless we really have to. Would you rather we wrote our own bitmap output library? ;)

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    (darren)
    • Re:Half of CPAN (Score:3, Interesting)

      > Well, we've tried hard not to recreate any wheels unless we really have to

      But if you end up pulling in the annual combined output of Goodyear and Michelin?

      What I would like to see is better composability (and therefore decomposability) of modules, so that one pulls in only the parts one is really using.
      • I manage to only require a handful of modules in Autodia and acheive much the same result.

        Of course I still need to munge the Makefile some more to make it interactively ask if it should install $module if the user wants / needs it for something.

        Autodia has been doing Database Diagrams (from DDL/SQL or DBI and even Druid XML) for yonks. Hopefully I can add the new pureperl directed graph module as an alternative to GraphViz.

        If you have databases in Dia you might want to check out tedia2sql which handl

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        @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
        print reverse @JAPH;