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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Is that many people are trained (and thus find it "intuitive") that the first number communicates the "stableness" of the module.

    0.xxxx vs 1.xxxx etc

    What does a date mean? What information can be gleaned "at a glance".

    • Is that many people are trained (and thus find it "intuitive") that the first number communicates the "stableness" of the module.

      You're right, and it's a false connection. In fact, 1.0 is often the LEAST stable, you want 1.01. And then everyone has different ideas about what an integer version jump should mean, case in point this comment about Text::Metaphone 2.0 [perl.org].

      And then does that mean *API* stability or *bug* stability?

      For me the 0.x -> 1.x jump is API stability and future integer jumps usually coi