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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I would add that Open Source is not about Adam Smith economics and group demand. I think it is about scratching an itch and it might happen that others might find it useful.

    Some see a need for using TAP::Parser in Test::Harness and bought maintainers seem to be in agreement, if others don't like it there is always the source and a fork.
    • I would argue that toolchain development is not about scratch and itch either.

      It's about brick walls.

      Tools are there to make "real" work more productive.

      So when it comes to improving or extending tools, the question is one of whether or not it's going to be more expensive in mental effort and human time to extend the current tools, or to just do the job directly.

      If tools are easy to extend, people will extend the tools, because that is going to be quicker compared to just doing the job directly. If they sta
      • Ha! I have been converting some of our Config::General files to YAML::Tiny this week. Part of the re-tooling effort for the project I am on. : )